Monthly Archives: November 2017

Octogenarian Phenom, Larry Wolf’s Single

I recorded this a couple weeks ago for a friend of mine, Larry Wolf. Larry is known for his acting in a number of films directed by Robert Downey, Sr., including Robert Downey, Jr.‘s first acting scene in the movie “Pound.” He’s 83 years old and sounds great. We’re in the process of trying to set him up with his own Facebook page, etc. But, give this a listen and please share some comments that I can share with Larry. It’ll make him happy to know that people are listening. And If you have any ideas of how more people can hear his music, let us know.

Use the links below to purchase or stream.

CD Baby

Apple Music



Embraceable You (YouTube)

You Are My Sunshine (YouTube)

Posted in Music, News

Christmas Tree Lighting & Toy Drive, Buena Park, Friday, 12/08 6pm

5th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting & Toy Drive

I will be leading off this event in Buena Park Friday! Thanks to Imani Tolliver for inviting me to share a couple of songs. I’ll be performing “Come By Here” from my album MMIX and “All You Need is Love” celebrating the memory of John Lennon. I hope to see you there!

5th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting & Toy Drive
Friday, December 8 at 6 p.m
Buena Park City Hall, 6650 Beach Blvd.

Gather around the tree at this free event to enjoy the sights and sounds of holiday cheer in the company of family, friends and community.

The festivities kick off with the lighting of the tree by City Council followed by special performances and entertainment from Dickens Holiday Carolers, storytellers, vocalists and musicians! Santa and Mrs. Claus make their grand entrance on an Orange County Fire Authority truck. The little ones can share their holiday wishes with Santa while also saying hello to Snoopy and some friendly knights, pirates and princesses.

In honor of this season of giving, the event is also host to a Toy Drive benefiting local charities. We encourage attendees to bring a new, unwrapped gift for children.

Seasonal treats and warm refreshments will be available for purchase. You don’t want to miss out on the photo opportunities, sing-a-long fun, treats and more.

For more information, please call (714) 562-3860 or visit us at

Posted in Shows Past

Holiday Show — Special Guests! Genghis Cohen, Los Angeles, Friday, 12/22, 7pm

I’m so excited to be joined by Thee Holy Brothers (Marvin Etzioni and Willie Aron); Circe Link & Christian Nesmith; Joselyn & Don; Celsi, Bragg & Ivan; and The Hardship Letters (from Kansas City) for my annual holiday show at Genghis Cohen.

My mother is visiting from New Hampshire, so I wanted to put on a show. It became a celebration! And we’re going to donate proceeds to Hillsides Youth Moving On in Pasadena.

Hillsides in Pasadena is an organization that works with foster kids, emancipated kids, and families in crisis. I decided to donate to them this holiday season for a number of reasons. I edit a podcast for All Saints Church in Pasadena and was listening to an interview with an amazing young woman who talked about wanting to give back to her community who came out of Hillsides, she seemed so self-aware and positive as she detailed a schedule of school and multiple jobs, including graveyard bicycle security shifts that would certainly put me in a sour mood. When she mentioned Hillsides, I remembered that I’d just done one of my children’s shows there a couple weeks ago, and had met really lovely, challenged kids. One was an eager, dutiful participant in our show, then came back later to visit while we were breaking down. Then he acted out in a way to draw negative attention. But that boy could be the girl who so inspired me in her interview in a few years. I’d like to help facilitate that. Also, they bring in artists monthly (with compensation) to present to the kids, (one of which was me!), so I think it would be great to give back after I’ve been doubly inspired and supported by the organization. And, lastly, kids in the system really need our help. The more love and resources we can share the stronger our investment in a future for all of us.

Here’s the basic running order:

Joselyn & Don
Celsi, Bragg & Ivan
Circe Link & Christian Nesmith
The Hardship Letters (from Kansas City)
Thee Holy Brothers (Marvin Etzioni and Willie Aron)

RSVP on Facebook

Posted in Shows Past

Expressions Reading, Studio City Branch Library, Sat., 12/16, 3pm

Posted in Shows Past