Preview- with Harmonica Mike!

Excited to be playing again with my friend Micheal Tyree! Catch us at the Safety Harbor Garden Fest March 6, 2022, Folly Farm Preserve. I’ll be there from 10 to 2 and Michael joins me for an opening set! Here's…

WMNF is the bomb!

Tampa has the best radio station on the planet! How many other stations are so accessible and part of the local arts scene? "Blue Suitcase," featuring @nickherbertmusic @derekroura & @mrmike_explores aired on @wmnf_tampa WMNF Community Radio this morning! Check out…

"Just To Have You" from the "Under Construction" Playlist

Just to have windows? This week at the tiny house, the heating/ventilation/air conditioning system was installed, with big foil-wrapped tubes snaking under the roof. We're still waiting on the windows to arrive from the manufacturer. Their absence lingers in my…

"Background Music" from the "Under Construction" playlist

...Continuing to mark progress on my tiny house by recording, week by week, a song I'm working on, with the construction as the backdrop. This week I'm celebrating the installation of the electrical wiring! You can see the new main…

"Dear 25" SoCal Style

My friend Michael Bunk rearranged a song from my E.P. with a new spin. Not so Caribbean any more! A little SoCal maybe? Here's a take from a practice session, working out the kinks with Hurricane Eyes Band -- what…

You too can write!

Last week was the end of winter session classes at the L.A. Songwriting School and I miss my talented classmates and their heartfelt insights already. I don’t think I would have found this program without the pandemic- I probably would…

A year of writing

This week marked one year since I started working from home. It’s been a hard year, and I’ve had it easy compared to many, but still I’ve seen firsthand the toll of isolation, depression, economic hardship, marital stress, alcoholism, helpless…