The Last Pirate – Live at FWA 2013

The Last Pirate – Live at FWA 2013

Some piano rock, some thoughts on the modern destruction of the English language, and a gang of rowdy pirates. What more could I ask for?

How Twitter Can Help Your Storytelling Skills

If you weren’t there at FWA 2013, you may have missed the fact that I told the entire story of The Lives of Dexter Peterson between songs while on stage. The concert was scheduled for 90 minutes, but at least an hour of that was all music and applause breaks. How the heck was I
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In The MUCK – Live at FWA 2013

In The MUCK – Live at FWA 2013

I opened the show with this one and, somehow, managed to make the audience do my bidding without saying a word. Ahhhh, the power!

Bike Multi-Tool

My Six Must-Have Items for Biking Season

I know, ski season isn’t dead yet! But it certainly is fading and it’s time for this piano rocker to change his choice of personal speed enhancement. I’m obviously ruling out rocket boots and motorcycles, opting instead for my favorite terrestrial conveyance on this planet: the mountain bike. We’re about to host a little bike
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Top Ten Ways to Get and Keep Twitter Followers

Top Ten Ways to Get and Keep Twitter Followers

Any time you need to promote something, send an @ to everyone you’re following. It’s best if you send it to three or more names at a time so they know it’s a personal message. Bitch at people who unfollow you. That’ll guilt-trip them into following you again, and this time they’ll think twice about
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Ninja Rehearsal in Atlanta

Ninja Rehearsal in Atlanta

There’s a hotel. They have a piano. I play piano. I can’t not play piano. This happens. Tonight, the full stage concert at FWA 2013!

Telling Stories Through Song

Telling Stories Through Song

I’ll admit, I’m a little nervous about this Saturday’s show at FWA. I’ve never used an entire concert to tell one story before. Usually I just sort of shoot the shit between songs, making corny jokes and employing every attention getting device in my arsenal. Usually I leave the storytelling to the songs: Jesse: An
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The Country Isn’t As Broke As You Think

The following are facts. If you don’t want the opinions, mute the sound and just watch the facts. Either way, I was appalled to see these facts and realize that there is no shortage of wealth in this country. It’s just been compressed during the course of my lifetime.

I Will Wait For You – Live in San Jose, CA

I Will Wait For You – Live in San Jose, CA

Live at Further Confusion 2013- Every time Runtt plays that penny whistle next to me, it sends a chill down my spine. I don’t know why, but that part of the song played LIVE is one of my favorite moments on stage these days.

The View Ahead

The following is a response I sent to a reporter from Billboard asking for comments on the future of the music industry. Don’t know if they’ll quote any of it, but here’s a slightly modified version of what I said. I’m a full-time piano rocker (meaning I don’t play cover gigs, don’t have a day
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