I want to give a shout-out to the immensely talented Matt Kanelos, an NYC multi-instrumentalist/singer/songwriter, for he’s the accidental reason I accompany myself on the piano today.
Matt was my pianist in my early gigging days in Chicago. Such a talent and so inspiring. I loved playing with him. Sure, I could play, but mostly I only did while writing songs at home.
On one gig, he got stuck in the notably nasty Chicago traffic on the way to our standing Friday happy-hour duo gig at the Westin Hotel on…Read more