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Robert Murrell Stevenson (1916-2012)

One of the greatest teachers I am so grateful to have studied with in my life as a musician. I have had a few. He was poetic, direct and so memorable to endeavor the peasant early learner or aspiring musician into a world of Western music few could have ever imagined existed. From Vivaldi, the … Read More »

Early Days and JFK

While growing up in SoCal during the 1960s, I had a cousin, James Gavin, that was a helicopter pilot. He was JFK’s, (RFK?) personal pilot on various occasions back then. The picture posted herein, was taken in Los Angeles July 1960 around the time of the DNC convention. Mercury Helicopters was the company where both … Read More »

Politico & Masculinity Absurdly Differ

Thank you Glenn Stanton Politico Blames Masculinity For Mass Shootings. Here’s Why That’s Ridiculous Maleness is not the reason behind suicides, wars, bar fights, robberies, and every other social pathology that are pretty much the exclusive domain of men. Politico posted a uniquely poor commentary last week on the real cause of mass shootings. It’s … Read More »

Letting go of the covers. Watch out!

You never know what’s going to come out. Or off! : 0 For the young at heart, you’re safe. Because, it’s “My Kind Of Town.” For one – Steve Goodman and, of course the Chicago Cubs. Next year cowboys! Won’t you join me.