Tag: songwriting

Co-Writing with Geoffrey Keezer

Stood in the wings once and watched this guy go to the stratosphere and back. As he came offstage he said, “That was fun. I’ve never played that song before.” I don’t know what it’s like to have a brain like that hooked to hands like that, but I’m happy to have a co-writing credit…View post

For Emma, Ten Years Ago

Over a decade now since a friend came out of the woods (admittedly within range of a Kwik Trip), handed me a CD, and said let me know what you think. It’s good, I told him, after many listens. You’re growing. Growing in fresh directions. And difficult directions. As you should. And must. But I…View post

Working Up A Song

I so enjoy building songs. Germ of an idea, a couple chords, see where it goes. Even if, say, all you got’s a half a verse and a chorus line, it’s a fine thing to sit in a circle with friends and run it ’round and ’round, feel it find its shape. Hear the harmonies…View post