Tho' I love writing songs I consider myself a composer. I like too many genres to be tied to any "one". Country influence holds sway right now. Have written for jazz guitarist Sam Crain and folksinging member Mark Hermann. Was a copyist for Manilow.
Singer Jewel speaks on Youth Homelessness Part 1: This is a very moving testimony that Jewel gave to the United States House of Representatives - June 19, 2007:
"Chairman McDermott, Ranking Member Weller, and members of this Subcommittee, thank you for allowing me to appear before you today on behalf of those who otherwise have no voice - America's homeless, disconnected and disadvantaged youth.
The issue of homeless youth is complicated by misperceptions about why kids become homeless. Many of us here today have probably seen youth homelessness but didn't realize it was staring us in the face.
Maybe you walked by a kid who was sitting o...