I’m now home in Miami, FL focusing on the following:
-Working with great people at Sony Music’s Latin-Iberia regional office.
-Training as a swimmer, plus doing TRX and yoga as complements.
-Meditating each day.
-Studying music via the guitar.
-Tomando clases de canto dos veces por semana.
-Doing other things I enjoy!
Thank you to the great people at Columbia Records for their release of John Mayer‘s “Last Train Home”. A more pointed thank you to Columbia’s music video department for making the video happen, and to the awesome Charlie Yedor for sharing their contact info so I could thank them directly. And, obviously, thank you to John Mayer for staying true to his artistic intuition and delivering on it yet again, and for being the reason I committed to the guitar a decade or so ago, which completely changed the course of my life, for the better. The man is a living legend. Looking forward to seeing him live on tour for Sob Rock.
Estoy dirigiendo la mayoría de mi energía creativa hacia escribir en español cada día. Aparte de los estudios que estoy realizando para crecer como músico, la escritura es mi único enfoque creativo en este momento y estoy organizando mi tiempo libre alrededor de este enfoque. De veras que escribir es una dicha.
P.S. I feel the need to share that I am a bit, well, crushed, due to the passing of Andre Hazelrigg. Andre was funny, kind, noble, musical, and a true artist, in everything he did. And so young. Too young. He was sensitive and soulful, both gifts that can often feel like curses in the world and society we have all created. In Andre’s case, they were pure gifts, and I’m grateful I got to experience them. Oh, and he was a fellow old soul: my favorite Andre memory is when I was playing Billy Joel’s “Vienna” on the guitar, alone in the top floor of Florida State’s Republic of Panama campus; Andre heard the music, approached me, and proceeded to sing the whole song with me accompanying him on guitar. He loved that song and sang it beautifully. It was also a joy to share the stage with him for a play. If you, reader, are able to support Andre’s mom through this unimaginable time, please consider making a donation via this GoFundMe page; proceeds go to a foundation that supports at-risk youth who struggle with the repercussions of childhood trauma… any help would mean more than you might know. You will be missed, brother, and you have made the world better just by having been in it.
Last updated June 7, 2021