Welcome!! Or maybe I
should say welcome back, or maybe YOU should say "welcome back" to me!!
Keeping up with my website sort of got away from me.. Then
even the old outdated websites disappeared off the web.. Ooops! Anyway,
most of you are looking for my contradance compositions. They are
Oh yeah, to the right is me doing what I
still do, calling dances.. I think this picture was taken at the Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom. As you can see, sometimes i play guitar too, sometimes not. I also play upright bass.
The picture is pretty old.. I'm greyer now, BUT that I will leave as it IS!....
Dance Compositions These are the "original" dance compositions written over about a 10 year period from 1994-2004. There are more.. see below..
New Dances OK, here are a few new dances, including a new SQUARE...
Maine Fiddle Camp
the past 6 years I have been on staff at Maine Fiddle Camp, a
multi-generational traditional music camp in Montville, Maine. Maine
Fiddle Camp's mission is to celebrate and preserve the traditional
music and dance of Maine and New England with its French and maritime
Canadian, Scots Irish, Scandinavian and "old-time New England"
influences. Camp director is Doug Protsik of Maine's Old Grey Goose.
2014 will be Fiddle Camp's 20th year.. teaching at all levels, beginner
to advanced, and not just fiddle, but also guitar, piano, accordion
(button/piano), mandolin, banjo, cello, bass, ukulele, mountain
dulcimer, flute, pennywhistle, concertina (English/Anglo), harmonica.
CHECK IT OUT!!!
I play in 3 bands and we are available
to play for Contradances, Cajun dances, dance camps and weekends, school
workshops and dances, community/family dances, concerts, weddings, community
For a list of festival and dance camp workshops,
AND the 2002 callers' workshop I did for the Washington DC callers' collective,.. click here:
Stories and other
old joke: "yep, I'm a folk musician and contradance caller. Doesn't pay
much money but I get to travel LONG distances LATE at night!")