April 2021 Wrap Up
From Mick, "I had a new blues song come to me and I got it down in one take. This is a window into the songwriter process. Sometimes the sings just land suddenly."
#tuesdayvibes from Mick Schafer, trying out a possible solo cover. A slice of Bird on a Wire. Tell us what you think.
Celebrating the unstoppable force of a healthy partnership.
a little #mondaymusic from Mick Schafer.
It's time to finish the Blues record. We're set for late May in Portland Oregon.
“Listening to music has a positive impact on our health, by helping us recover faster when we experience stress and through the reduction of stress hormone cortisol, to help us achieve a calm state or homeostasis.”
– Alex Doman, Entrepreneur & music producer
Getting excited thinking about recording next month at @falconrecording in Portland Oregon.
We're very lucky to have this group of blues musicians for the recording session in Portland next month. We'd like to highlight each one and the first is blues slide guitar player Willie Scandlyn.
“For me there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall.”― Eric Clapton
Timmer is the glue for this blues project coming up next month! timmerblakely.com
A Little #wednesdaywisdom from Wynton Marsalis,
"Everything comes out in blues music: joy, pain, struggle. Blues is affirmation with absolute elegance."
Announcing a blues performance coming up this Sunday at OpenMicAmerica.com and a video of the makeshift studio in Tampa at Son's house. The show starts a 5pm Pacific Time and Mick's playing 5th.