Happiness & Thanks New Music and Remembrance

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I certainly have a lot to be thankful for- the new website is here and ready for a test drive! Huge thanks and praise to Janice Bond and Liqui-Site Designs for making this happen, and happen on schedule!! Also arriving today is a very cool video update from Emmy award winning editor Rob Weir from […]

A Note from KJ

I certainly have a lot to be thankful for- the new website is here and ready for a test drive! Huge thanks and praise to Janice Bond and Liqui-Site Designs for making this happen, and happen on schedule!! Also arriving today is a very cool video update from Emmy award winning editor Rob Weir from The Big House Production […]

At My Feet I Have This Pedal Board

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At my feet I have this pedal board. I am trying some new cables and I have opened up some real estate so that I can fully access the contours of a new ‘Cry Baby From hell’ Wah Wah Pedal. I think I’ve got a handle on this devil. I’m excited to try it tonight […]

Learning to Want What I Have

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The morning of the Clearwater Festival These two illustrations have ridden in my guitar case for maybe three years, They were drawn by a young man working as a dishwasher that season at a favorite restaurant of mine called the Wall House in St. Barth. I knew I should have taken them out of my […]

Remembering Stanley  “…that’s not a gig?” 

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In late 1979 I joined a group of four women who started a band called Fire and Stanley Flato was our manager. He was kind and spoke with an unfamiliar accent that I learned was Polish. He was not a tall man or particularly fetching, but I sensed an air of someone who had arrived […]

Album No. 9 is officially released here in the US

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I am really excited to tell everyone that Album No. 9 is officially released here in the US. I can’t quite explain what this feels like – but it is a very good feeling. Let’s just say it took a few minor miracles and a sense of humor. The coincidence that it came out on Nov 9th is just unbelievable. The advertised […]