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The Nature of Things

The Nature of Things is available, and just waiting for you! All original, all acoustic, all great musicians, including Henry on piano and accordion of course, Kathleen on vocals, Travis Jones on rhythm guitar, Joe Craven on mandolin and fiddle…

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AUGUST MUSINGS FROM THE SAGE

The new CD has arrived! It is a feast for the ears thanks to all original songs, a stellar band, and Cookie Marenco's considerable recording skills with acoustic music. It looks gorgeous, too, thanks to Maurice Tani's cover art.  "The…

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June Bugs

I have never gotten over the image of floating, dead, really big, June bugs, in the swimming pool at girl scout camp, where I went on a "camper ship" back when I was a kid.  It is highly likely they…

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May be, May be not, but mostly true.

I've been thinking that the only thing I do on the Internet is flog various gigs, which is boring to me, so I can only imagine how you feel. So for a change of pace, I thought I'd see how…
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I Remember April

It's easier to remember something while it's happening. March is already a blur of "let's do one more take" and "is pizza OK?" (the glamorous life of recording). The new album is shaping up pretty good, though with the rhumba…
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March On

Writing this the day after the first recording sessions for our new CD with Cookie Marenco at OTR Studios in Belmont, CA.  We are completely filled with excitement over this project!  We have assembled a seemingly magical combination of musicians…
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LOVE ENDURES

Try to infuse love into every moment, foment love,  make love, create love, share love, think love, resist everything not-love!  You may've noticed there are a number of stumbling blocks right now that make it difficult to continue on as…
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Never Give Up!

Our hope for all of us in the year ahead is that “peace, love, and understanding” be more than words in a song, and that we can all help to make it real through positive works. We Stand with Standing…

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ONE DOOR CLOSING, ANOTHER ONE OPENING, THANK GOODNESS!

Kathleen speaking here.  The idea of one door closing and just staying shut creeps me out.  Dark. Dead end. Lonely.  No candy. Great material for writing yet another depressing song.  Yet, here we are in mid-December, and it will be…
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NOVEMBER NEWS

Hello Sageheads!  

Henry and Kathleen (me)  had a blast playing at the Makeout Room last Sunday night, Oct 30, in a tribute celebrating Chuck Berry's 90th Birthday.  Our band was led by David Phillips on pedal steel, and we were…
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OCTOBER

October is a hotbed of activity in the SF Bay Area.  Hardly Strictly Bluegrass was just exactly that, but dang, we missed the Dropkick Murphys.  Then we have the Presidential election coming up and are learning to tread delicately with…
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SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER?

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4   11am-1pm
San Gregorio Store
Stage Rd & Hwy 84, San Gregorio
Help us celebrate Henry's birthday!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23   7-9pm
Caffe Trieste
4045 Piedmont Ave., Oakland
Oh, heck, let's make it a birthday season...

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25…