HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!! Valentines Day, also known as Lupercalia, began in the Roman 5th century when a Catholic priest, named Valentine was held responsible for decreeing certain acts of loving kindness toward single, unmarried men who were forbidden to marry. The Roman Emperor Claudius II outlawed marriage believing single men made better soldiers and should remain single. But Valentine, believing this to be an injustice, continued in defiance, to perform marraiges and was l
So, here it is... a cold Northeast Monday morning in February and I need to get my day started on the right track. So I'm reading Proverbs 1 which speaks to The Beginning of Knowledge and The call of Wisdom. Huge topics! It reminded me of my own need for mindful investment of the time set before this day and to use it well, and to be wise in all my affairs..ALL!! My intention here is not to get too heavy but to say that we, as musicians, need wisdom and a reliable "compass"