You Take The High Road And I'll Take The Low Road

I’ll be in Glasgow in just over two weeks. The occasion is my first orchestral concert in the land of my grandmother’s fathers, if that makes any sense at all.

It is from that side of the family tree that I descend from the name, “Jackson”. I was recently informed - by our local Highland apparel...

Quit Mumblin' And Talk Out Loud


Bo Diddley was one of only two people to whom I’ve ever addressed a get-well note. That is people that I didn’t know, personally. The other was Ava Gardner but that is another story.

It was as if the mere idea of them, the very thought of them and the indelible mark that they made on their chosen...

Your Unreliable Correspondent Writes

YOUR UNRELIABLE CORRESPONDENT WRITES…

It’s been a while since I’ve written so I hope this finds you in rude health and distilled spirits…

I’m just about to depart New York for rehearsals and some groovy shows in Memphis and Nashville - not to mention playing again with Allen Toussaint...