Next Gig: Jan. 22, Mr. Henry’s, Spotlight on Harry Nilsson

I’ll be back performing at Mr. Henry’s, 601 Pennsylvania Ave., SE, Washington, D.C., on Saturday, January 22, 8 to 11 p.m. This time, I’ll be spotlighting some tunes by (or made famous by) Harry Nilsson, whose songwriting, recording and singing was a big and influential presence on the late-1960s and ’70s American pop music landscape.Continue reading “Next Gig: Jan. 22, Mr. Henry’s, Spotlight on Harry Nilsson”

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Next Gig: Mr. Henry’s, Saturday, April 6

I’ll be back at Mr. Henry’s,  601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, D.C., Saturday, April 6, from 8 to 11 p.m.. Please join me, Wayne Wilentz (piano), Percy White (bass) and Jack Kilby (drums) for an evening of jazz and other hard-to-label categories of music. For a hint of what you’ll hear, click here to listen to my recordings and here to watch my videos.Continue reading “Next Gig: Mr. Henry’s, Saturday, April 6”

Next gigs: Mr. Henry’s – July 21; Villain & Saint – Aug. 13

I hope you can join me for two upcoming gigs: one on Friday, July 21, from 8 to 11 p.m., at Mr. Henry’s, 601 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, D.C., the Capitol Hill pub and restaurant that has long been a spot for great jazz and other music; and on Sunday, August 13, 4 to 6 p.m. at VillainContinue reading “Next gigs: Mr. Henry’s – July 21; Villain & Saint – Aug. 13”

My Next Gig: Sun., Oct. 18, at Twins Jazz

So many important events occurred on October 18 throughout history. In 1873, for example, Columbia, Princeton, Rutgers and Yale Universities set the first rules for collegiate football (what are their rankings this year?); in 1929, Canadian law finally recognized women as “Persons”; in 1954, Hurricane Hazel (the third that year) became the most severe ever toContinue reading “My Next Gig: Sun., Oct. 18, at Twins Jazz”