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Wow. Taylor Hawkins....

I have always adored the Foo Fighters and Taylor Hawkins. I Inadvertently saw them for free years ago. I was walking home up Sixth Avenue and had completely forgotten that the MTV Music Awards were that night at Radio City…

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Happy Birthday, Dad!

This is the last recording of my dad, captured by my brother in a high-end boutique guitar store somewhere in New Mexico. 

The only thing he enjoyed as much as a good night playing was prowling music stores by…

Thursday's Girl - AGAIN!

Well, there's good news and bad news....and then more good news. My song "Thursday's Girl" first appeared in the Matthew Broderick/Brittany Snow film "Finding Amanda" years ago. 

The good news is that another Hollywood project wants it. 

The…

Hot fashion trend tip!

Attention ladies: if you wanna know what the coming fashion trends are, pay no attention to the runway models. Tonight I played for a thousand drunken Iona College girls, and half of them were wearing...leather pants?! You heard it here…

Can't stop smiling today...

For some reason, last night I had a full night of dreams about my mom and dad.  Far too often those dreams are not good; focusing on the bad times, just a few years ago when they were older and…

Escape from the machines...

Day after day of technology has me completely burned out. A couple of welcome road days today and tomorrow up in New England to get away from the evil machines, then we'll be back at it Saturday working on the…

It's the JT WINTER NEWS!

First of all, happy new year!  Man, I miss these periodic missives ever since social media elbowed out the traditional mailing list.  So here we go… 
 

NEW VIDEO:  "THE SWITCH"… 
Shot in Atlanta, New Orleans, Greenville and New…

More new music

Spending this week on a new song for an upcoming imdbTV comedy series about people getting out of jail and using their criminal talents for good. Sort of like the music business! And the real-life similarities don't stop there, since…