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Middle Ground revisited

Posted: July 5, 2018

In 2013 I held up release of my album JanuaryRising because I’d written a new song. Of course it could have waited for the next recording but this song felt urgent. The strange thing is, as we approach probably the most important mid-term elections we have ever had, it feels even more urgent in our […]

Now available: any album on a USB stick.

Posted: June 26, 2018

Want the album experience but not the CD? Any one of my albums is now available on a custom thumb drive. But it’s not  just the usual MP3 files. For the same price as the CD you’ll get every song in two formats – CD quality WAV files as well as MP3 files. If, like […]

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

GOD AIN’T LISTENING ANY MORE

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

Posted: November 13, 2016

LEONARD COHEN (1934 – 2016)

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