from the road

from the road

Writing this on the Langdale ferry, just pulling out of Horseshoe Bay on our way to Powell River (we will have to take another ferry a little later to complete this trip). Gorgeous day on the BC coast, postcard-worthy views in every direction. We did our second show of the Diana Panton tour last night in Whitehorse and it was a big success on every level. For years now the presenters from Jazz Yukon have been setting a gold standard with their...

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Diana Panton tour

Really looking forward to the next week of shows with vocalist Diana Panton, along with Don Thompson and Reg Schwager. I saw this group last year , with Guido Basso in the horn chair, and thoroughly enjoyed it. In the meantime Diana released an album with which I was fortunate enough to be involved. The album features some killer string charts by Don, and great performances by Diana and the band all round. It isn’t every day that you hear...

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A great week!

A great week!

I left home last Saturday enroute to Toronto for 8 days of performances, workshops and meetings both in Toronto and the Ottawa area. The trip got off to a bit of a rocky start with the delays and confusion that often accompanies air travel, but ultimately ended with me getting ‘bumped’ to business class for the long leg (YVR-YYZ) of the trip so at least I got some experience playing with the adjustable seats in the front cabin, and...

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