Category Archives: Stories

Mrs. B

Several years ago an old friend of ours lay dying in a hospital bed. She was 92. Her family was gathered around. I was there, too, holding her hand and talking to her. Her name was Sarah Brunetto. We called … Continue reading

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The Restaurant Gig

I was nineteen years old, playing in a wine cellar. I’d spent two hours bringing the audience to this point — chatting them up, telling stories about the composers, mixing in a Classical Gas here and a Jobim number there. … Continue reading

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Remembering Victor Borge

One of my favorite memories of my guitar-playing days was the time I played for Victor Borge. I was playing a Sunday brunch at a hotel in Los Gatos, CA. Mr. Borge had performed nearby the night before and had … Continue reading

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