|As you can see, I'm a fiddler. I also play—in no
particular order—mandolin, electric mandolin, electric violin, viola,
octave mandolin, resophonic mandolin, mandocello, resophonic tenor
guitar, hammered dulcimer, and probably a few other things I'm
forgetting. My résumé will give you the
lowdown on my musical and other artistic endeavors.
I've started writing a mandolin column for Worship
Musician! magazine and am getting a lot of positive response.
My new CD, Notorious, is available
for purchase. Buying it will make two people very happy: me and you.
I've co-written two children's musicals with my wife, Sarah. They're
both based on well-known books: Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories and
Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark. It would make sense for
these to be the next two recording projects ... we'll see.
|One of my ongoing projects is A Most Notorious
Woman, by playwright/actor Molly Lyons of Seattle's Green Wood
Studio. I'm the composer and musician for this play. So far we've
performed several times in Seattle and once in Los Angeles; for two runs
at Bas Bleu Theatre
in Fort Collins, Colorado; for one run at Pacific Theatre
in Vancouver, B.C.; and on two tours of Ireland. Massachusetts might be
Here's a very nice review of the play from
the Fort Collins Coloradoan. I immodestly highlighted the part
that's about me.
|I also performed a solo concert in Fort Collins. Well,
not exactly solo; I had a lot of help from my harpist friend Laurel.
Here's a copy of the concert
|In the summer of 2001 I appeared in a revival of Cotton
Patch Gospel at Taproot Theatre in Seattle. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer saw fit to
praise my mandolin playing in this show, for which I'm grateful. So did
Joe Boling in his review for Theatre Puget Sound.
|Occasionally I play fiddle for Ric Blair, a Christian
singer/songwriter from Nashville who does what I like to call
"contemporary Celtic" music. It has, however, been a while
since I worked with Ric.
You can find out more about my music in my résumé. Try the PDF version if you want something that looks
nice, or the RTF version if you don't trust
|Send me an e-mail.
Or don't. It's really up to you.