On Deck: Pour A Little Everything Else
Vocalist Erika Lloyd and I are putting the finishing touches on a new collaborative album titled, Pour A Little Everything Else. It's a set of 13 cover songs, ranging from the Pixies "Hey" to Stevie Wonder's "Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing" to Joni Mitchell's "All I Want" to everything between. Erika and I met in a music theory class at Indiana University. It turned out she lived right down the street from me, and we quickly became friends. She moved to New York City about a year after me along with her boyfriend Brad Whiteley, who you know as the keyboardist in my trio. Jill (my wife) and Erika are also great friends, so the sessions over at my apartment felt more like hanging out than work (not that this ever feels like work).
Here's a taste of what's to come, "Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar)", made famous by The Doors in 1967:
Stay tuned for more details about Pour A Little Everything Else!