Boquete Jazz and Blues Festival

I went to Boquete Panama to attend the Boquete Jazz and Blues Festival.  Along the way I visited friends in Bogata Colombia and stayed a few extra days in the National Park system east of Panama City. 


Panama is just…

Learnin' & Playin' with The Pros in New Orleans

I went to New Orleans to learn what I could about the music business from seasoned, touring professionals and for some serious harmonica lessons. 

I visited Bamboula’s where The Smoky Greenwell Band was playing.  I was asked to sit in…

Southwest U.S. Firsts

New Smyrna Beach, FL

I'll begin with attending my first competition, the 13th Florida Harmonica Championships.

I’d never been to one of these things so there was a lot of anticipation and anxiety, having no idea what to expect.…

Korean Blues

I had my first trip to South Korea.  I was in Seoul and, while I only had a little time to explore, I found a phenomenal music scene. 

There are nearly 11,000,000 permanent residents plus the visitors. I've…

The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise #29

Oct. 21st-28th 

Stops Willemstad, Curacao / Oranjestad, Aruba - Caribbean 

This is a cruise set up for Blues aficionados - I was there because I love the blues!  And the line up of performers was phenomenal:  Elvin…