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PT 3: CHEERS! Where everybody knows your shame!

PART 3 (from Part 2) I knew something was up because Zoran was always much too busy to actually sit and break the bread during a Saturday dinner rush. “Jay, tonight’s a special night as my parents are visiting. They…
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PT 2 – CHEERS! Where everybody knows your shame.

PART 2 (from Part 1) I was playing my guitar regularly by then and had written a bunch of self-indulgent songs about hitch-hiking, kings and castles, fish in the ocean. They were all shit. A few of them found their…
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Cheers…Where everybody knows your shame

A few days ago I wrote a letter to my friends, fans and family across Canada with the hopes of cheering a few folks up, appeasing my conscience and basically offering some holiday goodwill. I even mentioned three times throughout…
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Shuffle those sticks, assemble your lines

In Memory of Jean Beliveau For those of you who’ve been my shows you’ll already know about my parents Madeline and John who are still going strong at 88 and 93 up in the Soo. You’ll also know that they…
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Prostitutes and Politicians

A musical acquaintance of nearly twenty years ago friend requested me today. It was the strangest thing as for some reason, only a few days ago I was reminiscing about a studio session he’d helped me with. I’m glad he’s…
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I’m over the Super Moon

I stared out my window last night to see the super moon. There it was, climbing above Big Chief –  the mountain face looming over us in this quiet little neighbourhood in Squamish BC. The air is very still here…
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WESTERN CANADA SUMMER TOUR DATES

Hi friends, this is a few weeks late in coming but I’ve attached our Western Canada Summer Tour dates. The TUNE OUT, TURN OFF, DROP BY tour (we have t-shirts to prove it!) will be rolling through Alberta and BC…
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YOU TELL ME: Episode 3 w/ Paul Mills (20/04/14)

I sat down with Paul Mills ‘The man on the other side of  the glass’. We discussed his engineering days, his lifelong commitment to music as an accomplished ‘Travis Style’ guitar picker,  producer, engineer and overall champion of the Canadian…
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YOU TELL ME: EPISODE #2 w/ Richard Flohil (02/04/2014)

YOU TELL ME: EPISODE #2, with Richard Flohil (02/04/14) Welcome to the second installment of “YOU TELL ME”. I assured you some interesting stories and this one really delivers. My friend and publicist Richard Flohil graciously agreed to discuss his…