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3.27.15 "Beautiful" music video now online!!

¡¡¡¡My brand new music video for "Beautiful" now online!!!! 

To all my lovely friends & family...you are beautiful! To all my bandmates & fellow musicians giving of their souls & sparking inspiration on the daily...YOU are beautiful! To all those…

2.7.15 Baby Bliss



Been a super sweet few weeks getting to know this little one...Lucille Wilder Good Beck, born 1/24/15. I know it's way to early to tell her musical tastes but I think there are some very promising signs...she jammed out (opened her…

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12.27.14 "For the Ancestors" music video release

Six years ago yesterday my dear Aunt Louie & Uncle Phil died in a car accident on the way to our family Christmas gathering. In a moment, an irreplaceable hole was ripped into the fabric of our family. For me…

11.13.14 Dear Michigan

Dear Michigan,

Despite your baffling electorate, discouraging politricks, and stubborn continuation of prejudicial laws, I can't help falling more in love with you every day.

In the days since walking out of the voter's booth last week I have…

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2.22.14 BUY LOCAL Song update

The original 'Buy Local' video (posted 12/4/13) had 15,000+ views in 2 months! It was taken down by YouTube earlier this month for allegedly violating YouTube's terms of service. We're still trying to understand what this means & are appealing…

7.28.13 Oregon, Song & Story Festival, & Steve Kinzie


What a wonderful week of renewal, love, & community. Grateful for a beautiful reconnection/reunion with my Mutual Kumquat/Funkalicious brothers Nome McBride & Justin Peterson; special times with old friends & family; and such love & openness amidst sharing, singing,…