Arts Festival!

OK, the official name is “Central Pennsylvania festival of the Arts,” but mention “Arts Fest” and everybody around here knows what it is – Four days of crowded streets and sidewalks in downtown State College, and on the Military Grounds in Boalsburg. Thousands of people walking around looking at all Read More

Does Famous = Good?

Reblogged from Tom Jackson’s Live Music Method. Built for the System or Not by Tom Jackson I was recently inspired by a Seth Godin blog, “Is a famous thinker better than a great one?” Seth’s concept applies to artists and musicians, I think. Only the question for us becomes, “is Read More

Dueling Pianos!

Dueling Pianos! It’s finally happening – JT is joining forces with pianoman icon Tommy Wareham for a show that’s only been threatened  – but now we’re crossing the red line. We’ve both played many events at Brookmere Winery in Belleville PA, and Memorial Day Sunday has always been one of Read More

Yay May!

Spring finally got around to pumping daylight into the central Allegheny Mountains, and I’m so glad to be trading in the snowblower for the lawnmower. May also means some really cool, uh, nice and warm gigs. Natascha kicks off her Eurpoean Tour with a farewell gig at The Bar in Read More

This Way <> That Way

CD Released! This Way that Way was released in the Fall of 2012 – 12 original tunes, help from 14? different musicians. Blues, Swing, Jazz, Ballad, Gospel, Rock…. And you can download your copy from iTunes or Amazon. Yes the CD is done!  “This Way That Way” is available on Read More