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New Places, New Faces

As of late, I'm adding some new and different types of venues to my schedule of performance dates, and I'm really enjoying it. I'm now a regular performer at a fun & friendly place called Up The Creek Bar &amp…

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I'm Liking This

My last day in the property management business was December 31. Meaning, of course, that my first day as a newly self-employed writer/musician was New Year's Day. What better day to begin a New Adventure! So far I am LOVING…

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'Tis the Season

After thinking about it for many years, I finally got around to making a Christmas album! I don't know what took me so long... music is such an integral part of the Holiday Season for myself and many others. It…

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A New Adventure for 2016

At one time, I made my living as a full-time musician. For nearly 9 years, I toured the US and Canada, playing shows in every kind of venue imaginable. Several years ago, I decided to get off the road and…

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New Songs!

I've been busy in the recording studio... From Ordinary has just gotten the final mixes back for two newly recorded songs which will soon be available. One is a rockin' new song with a driving beat called "Do It All…

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March Already?

Wow... there is truth to that old adage, "The older you get, the faster the time goes". It really does seem like the weeks, months and years fly by. There's nothing you can do to slow it down, so what…

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Booking 2015

I must say, either the fall colors this year are exceptionally vibrant, or maybe I'm getting older (and wiser?) enough to truly appreciate them! 2015 is not far off, and I'm booking shows into the new year... some From Ordinary…

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We're Ba-a-a-a-ck!

After a hiatus which included the departure of founding member Kevin Schuyler and the christening of our new bassist, Mike, FROM ORDINARY returns to the stage. We're headlining the 318 Club in Excelsior, MN Saturday, September 6. We had an…

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I Heartily Recommend...

...the new novel "Rapture of the Deep" by author David Grindberg, whom I had the pleasure of meeting recently at a book signing. We hit it off immediately, and are discussing bringing From Ordinary to his town of Fort Dodge…

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FROM ORDINARY expands its horizons!

My Spirit-fueled rock band FROM ORDINARY is heading down a new, exciting path! We have decided to add significantly more cover material (other peoples' songs) to our playlist. We have many musical heroes whom we wish to honor by performing…

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Into the New Year...

Hope you had a nice Holiday Season. Other than our Pourhouse show on December 17, From Ordinary has been laying low. We're reconvening in January to discuss future plans, and the direction(s) we'd like to go. Holiday sales of our…

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ALBUM RELEASE

My band, FROM ORDINARY, has just released its first album, 211 Degrees. Seven power-packed tunes pumped out by four music industry vets, influenced by acts like Squeeze, Beatles, Genesis, U2, Elton John, and a smidgen of Aerosmith. Check out our…