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Written, Illustrated, and Typeset– Get Ready to Read!

I couldn’t be happier with the cover design for my book, Dervish at the Crossroads. The brilliant Rafael Chimicatti beautifully captured the book’s central metaphor! Guernica Editons plans to release the book in October. Due to the pandemic, there may … Continue reading Written, Illustrated, and Typeset– Get Ready to Read!

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Collision Point: William Susman and Piccola Accademia degli Specchi

The Mindful Bard loves music inspired by literature almost as much as literature inspired by music, which is why William Susman is one of our favourite composers, so adept is he at paying homage to language with his mesmerizing sounds. … Continue reading Collision Point: William Susman and Piccola Accademia degli Specchi

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Jack’s Swing is Alive and Well and Living in L.A.

Jack’s Cats: The State of Swing 2019  Jack Malmstrom: Bandleader, reeds Phil Small: Piano Gretje (Kitten) Angell: Vocals Blake Handler: Vibraphone Mark San Filippo: Drums Bryan Dedlow: Guitar Marcus Buser: Bass When I heard that “Ain’t Gonna Be Blue” was … Continue reading Jack’s Swing is Alive and Well and Living in L.A.