Archive for September 2012

EXPERIENCING THE "GOOSEBUMPS"

There’s a new documentary titled, “Press.Pause.Play”.  We talked about it at the Turntable Creative last night. The doc makes some in-depth comparisons to the new business of music with the old.  It provides for some stimulating discussion.  Here’s some of the observations up for debate: 30 – 50 years ago, people didn’t make things –…

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TRIBUTE TO PETER LOUGHEED'S LEADERSHIP

This is a blog I wrote on Sunday, February 6, 2011.  I was inspired after producer Murray Ord and I chatted with Peter Lougheed when we were in Edmonton with Revv52.  It was a conversation that Murray and I won’t forget! My friend Murray Ord and I sat in the historic Hotel MacDonald in the…

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN "TO WANT" AND "TO BE"

Kevin Spacey appeared on “Inside the Actors Studio”.  He responded to a question posed by an actor/student, “How can we appreciate these lean years leading up to the ultimate prize?” Spacey stated, “There is no ultimate prize,” and further explained, “To want and to be ambitious, and to want to be successful is not enough. …

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A MUSIC CLUB and INSPIRATION

Sat at a tall round table, in a comfortable chair with my wife, enjoyed some tasty Mexican food and listened to the songs of singer/songwriter Joe Nolan and guitarist Russ Broom. After visiting world class music clubs like the Blue Note and Birdland in New York and the 12 Bar Club in London, it was…

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