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Marvin Gaye: A tortured genius remembered

As Forever Motown (formerly the Magic Of Motown), the 12-piece show band of which I am a member, gears up for a late-September re-launch, I paused to reflect on the influences that were so […] Continue Reading…


Random, but carefully thought out thoughts

As we hit mid-summer, I took time over the past couple of weeks to think about a few things as they relate to music in the Bridgeport area. As the temperature heats up, the […] Continue Reading…


Don’t write off struggling bookstore

Back in the fall of 2003, my band, MDIII, was born out of an assumption. The organizers of the brand-new Sweetport Arts & Music Festival asked me to open up the festival as a […] Continue Reading…


Motown rebound

Last late summer, I was referred by one of the drummers in my band, MDIII, Pete Hines, to a bandleader/bass player based in Middletown, Neal Hatcher, who was knee deep in the process of […] Continue Reading…


Songs from my youth; AM radio

A few weeks ago, in what has become customary when I’m not performing with my own band, MDIII, or Forever Soul, the 12-piece band that you will hear more about in a future story, […] Continue Reading…


Playing For Time

WASHINGTON – Those childhood music lessons could pay off decades later – even for those who no longer play an instrument – by keeping the mind sharper as people age, according to a preliminary […] Continue Reading…


Looking beyond city’s limits

A few years ago, there was optimism in the air regarding Bridgeport and the role that arts and entertainment would play in this city’s revival. The Read’s Artspace with its occupancy consisting mostly of […] Continue Reading…


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