Santa Fe, a few years back

Posted: June 8, 2018

I hope to be working again with my dear friend Peter Farrell very soon. Here’s him and me performing at the Iconik Coffee House in Santa Fe, NM. SOMETHING YOU WANT

In memory of Anthony Bourdain

Posted: June 8, 2018

It seemed a little strange that I should complete these words on the day we learned of Anthony’s hard-to-comprehend suicide. They are not about him in any way. But I couldn’t help thinking that the title and repeated line had something to do with the place where suicide is not only contemplated but sometimes made […]

The beginnings of a new song

Posted: April 14, 2018

THE BEAUTIFUL PRISON   Did someone buy you flowers On Valentine’s Day Did someone say I love you Then turn and walk away It wasn’t me but I apologize For all the games we play In the beautiful… In the beautiful prison   Were you told the path was easy Looking the way you do […]

Arcana: 21 ‘lost’ songs

Posted: January 24, 2018

My new, limited edition album, Arcana (The Lost Songs) is now available, exclusively on this site. It is a numbered release limited to 200 copies. There are reasons for this, and you can read them by clicking on “The story of Arcana” on the “albums” page above. This is a 3-disc set, with each 7-song […]

A new song

Posted: August 20, 2017

Thanks ABI Hosting

Posted: August 10, 2017

This site has been hosted, without any problems, for many years by ABI Hosting. Today they gave me a nice shout out on their Facebook page, for which I thank them.

Reboot: the musical ramblings of an older man

Posted: July 13, 2017

“I tried to leave you/I don’t deny/I closed the book on us/At least a hundred times.” – Leonard Cohen It’s been a long time since I posted here. Even longer since you heard anything but the promise of new music from me. I won’t bore you with all the reasons why music took a back […]

A new lyric

Posted: November 19, 2016

                                                                                            ©2016 Dave Tutin / openDmusic

Just seemed appropriate

Posted: November 14, 2016


“If you don’t become the ocean, you’ll be seasick every day.” – Leonard Cohen

Posted: November 13, 2016

LEONARD COHEN (1934 – 2016)

ARCANA: an anachronistic anthology

Posted: September 2, 2016

  “We all know something’s wrong…but life goes on…” Coming soon. My least polished and yet, to me, my best album. ARCANA, which means secrets and mysteries, is subtitled ‘The Lost Songs’ for a reason. These sessions were brought to a premature finish by technology issues, lost or corrupted files and my move from Santa […]

A new lyric

Posted: June 12, 2016


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