Monthly Archives March 2015

Quite the review

Kirk Jordan is a creative sort from Arkansas, a photographer and poet, an articulate reviewer – which is how I came across his blog Wood Between the Worlds. I sent Kirk a copy of Dreams & Visions and hoped he would find it worthy of comment. He did, to say the least, and his review of Dreams & Visions is quite a creative work in and of itself. Check out the review here.

While you’re at it I would encourage you to also check out some of Kirk’s photography here.

One more Kirk site to peruse would be the one dedicated to his poetry.

Thanks Kirk for putting your response to my music into such vivid words.

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A Discovery of Doctors

In putting together some links for this website I realized that two friends and fellow musicians who played on Dreams & Visions have earned their Doctorates in Music!  Robert Howey, who plays clarinet and bass clarinet received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University.  Dr. Howey is currently an instructor in the Fine Arts Department of Grande Prairie Regional College in Grande Prairie, Alberta.  Akira Murotani, who plays trumpet, received his Doctor of Musical Arts at State University of New York, Stony Brook. Dr. Murotani currently plays with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Here is a very old photo from a recording session for Intersecting Circles (1990) that shows all three of us – before they became Doctors!


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