Category Archives: Just Music

Layers, Layers and more Layers!

We just finished hosting our first In Touch In Tuscany retreat at the beautiful Villa Il Trebbiolo just outside of Florence. Scott Colglazier led us all through an intriguing process of Rediscovering the Fire of Everyday Life. After the retreat … Continue reading

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Layers Lyrics

This is a piggy-back post. In a separate story called “Music Writing and the Creative Process,” posted on the Upside Lowdown, Cheryl describes how we write our music together. From spring of 2010 until mid 2011, we wrote and recorded … Continue reading

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Short in the Wire

“The systems just aren’t very robust.” That’s become a rather common phrase for us in Italy. Whether we’re talking about the telephone connection, the electrical service, the water or the heat, our lament always seems to apply. Something is always … Continue reading

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The Sound of Goodbye

Rain splats against the window. Familiar, predictable. Dogs bark in the valley and the sound echoes between the hills. Normal. Water begins to boil in the pot and we imagine air bubbles rising to the surface to accompany the sound. … Continue reading

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Virtual CD

We decided to allow a “window of space” for 3 months. In that time, we vowed not do anything  related to the past 10 years, especially writing and recording music–a clean break. It was a rich and satisfying time, as … Continue reading

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Just Music

Following is our virtual CD, which was our original way of sharing new music, posted immediately after writing and recording in our home studio—exactly as it happened on that day. However, as of August 1, 2013, we opened a new … Continue reading

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