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last updated: 5/26/13
this is my new website and it is under construction. in fact, it will always be under construction. that's what i like about it. i will be adding things to it all the time so be sure to keep checking back. and thanks in the first place if you're even reading this!
i've started a blues band called THE NUDE POPES and we play every tuesday nite at SPEEDY ROMEO in brooklyn. 7-11pm
dave phelps plays guitar and sings. mike lavolpe, drums and i play bass and specialize in singing zz top songs. it's rib nite at speedy romeo. the chef-owner, JUSTIN BAZDERICH, is a personal friend of my wife's and it's been great to get to know him. he catered our wedding party. my family still talks about the food. dude is a bad-ass, for reals, even though he got chopp'd on chopp'd. he just forgot to garnish some dish. wtf? anyway.... c'mon down.
THE FORMER MEMBERS have just finished a 14 shows in 14 days tour of the uk. that's impressive for guys not in their 60's. every cat in the band played at monterey pop in '67 - bruce barthol and david cohen were w/ COUNTRY JOE AND THE FISH, roy blumenthal w/ THE BLUES PROJECT and greg douglas w/ THE STEVE MILLER BAND, LINK WRAY, HOT TUNA and VAN MORRISON. their debut recording is available on their website - recorded at hyde st. studios in sf, i produced and ben rubin mixed.
speaking of san fran...the sf jazz ctr has opened at franklin and fell and what do you know, they put my name on the bldg right above chris botti and right below dave holland. you can also see donny mccaslin's last name in the photo, an sf sax legend and super great cat. it is truly an honor.
and since september and till further notice i play solo piano on a beautiful steinway m at del posto in chelsea thurs- sun, 7-11pm.
it is the country's only 4-star italian restaurant, lidia and joe bastianich/mario bitali, owners.
celebrity sightings: annie ross, tony bennett, iggy pop, robert redford, the president of gabon, bill clinton, mike myers, matt stone, olivia harrison, yoko ono, tim finchem, garrison keillor (2x), anthony zerbe, michael symon, gordon ramsey, lou reed (2x), kim catrell, chole sevigny, les claypool.