Music

I love to sing rock ‘n’ roll, and I “practice keyboards without a license”. Since 1980 I have played and performed with a variety of bands, both ongoing and pickup, both paid and will-play-for-beer. (That’s not counting the activity in children’s choirs going back to the early 70′s!) As I’m able, I’ll add information here about current and former musical activities. My blog entries about music can all be found here.

Our little Mud Junkie

My current band is Mud Junket (formerly known as Mudcat) — here’s our MySpace page with demo songs, our Facebook page (become a fan!) for following our gig schedule, and our CafePress page for random swag. We play what I usually call “bluesy, funky, rootsy rock ‘n’ roll”, covering a fair number of “deep tracks” so that we don’t just ply the same waters as pop music radio. I’ve mentioned a few examples in blog posts. The band was formed through craigslist.

OMG Eve is NSFW!

You can find some band photos in this Flickr collection. ChairmanEli has also taken a bunch of pix.

Here’s the “Bohemian Rhaps-ID” (or Bohemian Identity, take your pick) parody I performed with the ID Gang Choir. Lyrics appear in the video as subtitles (thanks, Conor!) and also here. Here’s the background on how we came to be doing this in the first place.

My old bandmate Harry Koizumi, a real sweetheart and a true slack-key guitar master, has a website where you can check out his tunes and his performances. Don’t miss it!

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