it's so unlike you: I've been hearing that a lot by my friends who have known me only as a jazz musician. I love to blow peoples minds by surprising them with stuff they had no ideas about, especially my past. I don't like to talk about it simply because the past is the past. I like to live today and for tomorrow and not in the past. Besides, the question that always seems to come up; what have you done lately?
To me it doesn't matter whether you were a star 30-40 yrs ago. You're not one now. I do and will recognize someone who has accomplished that feat, however the question again comes to mind what have you...
an update on the hand: It's been a bit difficult as the playing process and therapy is very slow. Even my index finger seems tight. The arthritis is difficult enough so the sledge hammer to the hand and the severe middle finger cut, made things even more complicated. In actuality only two of my fingers, ring and pinky, work normally. The index finger and thumb had been giving me problems since the area I got hit was between my thumb and index finger. I just ignored it figuring that it's probably just the arthritis. The base of the thumb and index fingers are still quite tender even though there wasn't any permanent ...
Christmas Glow: I send my very best Christmas and New Year greetings to all of you with a piece of music called Christmas Glow, from my "vintage archives".
It's been a truly inspiring year here at Soundclick. Thanks a lot for your comments and friendship.
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