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Late Fall 2018 with Winter Around the Corner

Thanks for stopping by. The autumn colors are putting on quite a show in the Missouri Ozarks. It's a time I really enjoy as I look forward to three extremely fun gigs coming up. My calendar will bring you up…

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Looking back...and forward

The year 2017 was a mind blower with respect to music. I had a pretty full music calendar, playing gigs with my band Auntie Em and the Tornadoes. We especially enjoyed performing at The Focal Point in St. Louis in…

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Auntie Em and the Tornadoes

For about a year and a half, I've had the privilege to be joined by three incredible musicians to form our band Auntie Em and the Tornadoes. The band is Emily Higgins (songwriter, guitar, lead vocals) Bo Brown (guitar, mandolin,…

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91 Acres is just about done!

Great news! I've submitted all the artwork and audio to the printer that will be putting the CD's and packaging together. I'm really excited, and find myself with some time to recuperate my energy these days knowing it's in someone…

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Commissioned Songwriting - Part 4

I'm catching my breath between completing the audio for "91 Acres" and beginning work on the design and layout for the packaging. This has been one wild ride! It's been nothing short of a thrill to be able to write…

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Commissioned Songwriting - Part 3

There has been a lot of activity with my new recording project. One of the most exciting parts for me of any new collection of recordings is when it is named. Officially, the collection of 11 songs, including one instrumental…

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Commissioned Songwriting - Part 2

Following up on my last journal entry December, over the winter I continued creating songs for my friend in eastern Douglas County. I was right in that I did end up with at least eight songs. As of today, I…

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Commissioned Songwriting

I haven't been very diligent in keeping up with this journal. Since my last entry so many wonderful things have happened. Once in a while life throws in a tough challenge, but so far, nothing I can't handle. I had…

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Late Spring in SW Missouri

Since my last journal entry over the winter life has brought changes, as it usually does. It was a good "winter" if you can call it that...not much snow and warmer temperatures. Here's an update on a few things Recording…

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January 2012 - writing and recording

It has been a mild winter so far here in SW Missouri. I'm hoping my next journal entry here won't include a description of the latest blizzard! There's been enough cold and cool weather here that makes for a nice…

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Tommy Emmanuel interview - Emily to MC October 5th concert

Sunday, October 2nd at 10 p.m. CST tune in to Emily's radio show "The Mulberry Tree" on KSMU-NPR to catch her intriguing interview with one of the world's greatest acoustic guitarists, Tommy Emmanuel. The interview is airing just ahead of…

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Emily interviews guitarist Tommy Emmanuel

Tune in to Emily's radio show "The Mulberry Tree" on KSMU-NPR in Springfield, MO on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 10 p.m. CST when you can hear her interview with one of the world's greatest acoustic guitarists, Tommy Emmanuel. The…