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Nowhere Bird

Today’s blog is brought to you by Friendship and Spontaneity. About a month ago, I got excited about a little doodle I’d done absentmindedly while listening on a conference call, took a quick shot of it with my handy new … Continue reading

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Bee Ridge Park Jam: 15 years of bluegrass, country and gospel

[Originally published in This Week in Sarasota]   Last Thursday  gave me an opportunity to do two cool things:  Fulfill a pledge made two months ago to visit and report on one local open mic per month, then report back on its … Continue reading

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Dial Tone defies Debby: a sensory recap

Originally published in This Week in Sarasota   In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve become a somewhat obsessive fan of the unique local project The End of the Dial Tone Radical Experimental Collaborative Music Band Band. It’s pretty serious — … Continue reading

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Authentic Florida Brilliance: How Ben Prestage rocked my world

I have long grappled with whether I’m an actual fan of blues, honky-tonk and bluegrass. Upon hearing one of the best musicians I’ve heard live in Sarasota last weekend — Mr. Ben Prestage, “One Man Band,” who happens to excel … Continue reading

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