on January 15th i will be playing at Dave Sag’s Blues Party at THE RHUMBLINE in Gloucester with DAVE SAG on bass / BILLY LOOSIGIAN on guitar / & STEVE CHAGGARIS on drums &
at the end of the month i will be playing the grand piano & singing 3 of Vincent Ferrini’s poems as part of the production of MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL by T.S.ELIOT at the LANDMARK SCHOOL / winter play at the performing arts center on the 29th,30th & the 31st …….wow !!!( do you believe that / Yikes T.S. Elliot , Vincent Ferrini, & Willie Loco all in one show gee wiz !!!!! this is in Beverly , ma .
& on March 14th THE FISHEYE BROTHERS ( Jim Doherty/drums & Mark Chenevert / sax / & Willie Loco / vocals & piano ) will play in Beverly , ma . at THE SPOTLIGHT TAVERN ………..
this fisheye flip starts & finishes with sir edward dunford on drums ( um “Dirty Eddie is my best friend “) in between is footage from fish town & Little Havana in miami, florida featuring my heros of the conga drum . & kings & queens of afro cuban music & palm trees & annie & me listening to the real kids on little steven’s underground garage radio show wowza !!!!
this will be a special treat for me because it is about a finnish punk band made up of members of a group home /// i worked for 20 years in group homes
& at least 50 years with musicians . abiento waaaaaaaa!!!!
i turned 70 ( holy freakin crap !!! ) & am still here & my wife annie threw the suprise party of the century for me ( i was gonna hide under a rock & did not even circle my birthday on the calender ) & i will tell you more later / i gotta get used to this confuser again …..
had a great time playing my piano & singing in somerville
again . greg hanawalt was the soundman , we toured france
for new rose records in 1982 !!! boby bear was the master of ceremonys so i got him to play drums with me & ken
field was playing with his revolutionary snake ensemble
later on so he joined me on saxaphone & joe porier was my roady / go go dancer !!!! ya hoo !!! we played Who Killed Deanna , Dirty Eddie, Basketcase ( with the stravinsky rite of spring lick in it roger miller showed me
),Ouiji Board, Mass Ave ,Sky Queen ( & someone was there who knew Maxanne but didn’t know i wrote it for her
& was gonna see her later !!!Wow! ) & finished with ferrini’s LIFE IS THE POEM. thanks for having me / what a wonderful place to play .