Practicing and Performing With Jam Tracks

Practicing and Performing With Jam Tracks

Wow…I feel like I have really missed the boat on this one. My professional musician friends have been using these forever… In my own live performances and at home, I have been wondering what I can do to provide a better sound. Jam Tracks are the answer I...
吉本超合金ファックブラザーズ

吉本超合金ファックブラザーズ

My stay in Japan was strange, indeed.  When I first arrived in Japan in 1995, I was immediately presented with media opportunities, simply for being a “gaijin” (foreigner).  I was in print magazines, table mats at family restaurants, even a sporting...
Why Recovery Feels So Remarkable

Why Recovery Feels So Remarkable

I have a friend who has a chronic pain disease. She has kidney stones and passes them every time she has to pee.  I’ve never had kidney stones myself. But I know people that have, and they all say the pain is excruciating. My friend who has the chronic pain disease,...
First Natural Sleep In Years

First Natural Sleep In Years

Last night was my second night of natural sleep in quite a while. This means it was not induced by Klonopin, Melatonin, Xanax, Ambien, hydroxyzine, nighttime cold medicine, or red wine. The last 27 years of my life ended with one of those or a combination of several...
One Bad Apple

One Bad Apple

When I first moved to Japan, I joined an art class.  I only stayed for 1 class before it became unbearable for me. At the time, I was only 22 years old.  There were about 10 other people in the class.  They were elderly Japanese women.  The art teacher was an elderly...