Johnny High-Hat Returns to Kansas Very Soon
Johnny High-Hat Returns to Salina.
Please join me Saturday evening, January 4th 2014 at Ad Astra Books and Coffee, 141 N. Santa Fe. Details to follow. See you all soon,... Read more
CD Release Party This Friday!
We'll be celebrating the completion of this 3-year project on Friday, May 17th from 7 to 9 pm at Rebecca's Coffee House in San Diego's South Park/Golden Hill.... Read more
Up-Coming San Diego Shows
Hi! We'll be doing a CD Release Party on Friday, May 17th, 7 to 9 pm at Rebecca's Coffee House in Golden Hill/South Park (Juniper & Fern Streets). There'll be... Read more
CD Follow Up
Hi, Out There.
Did everybody who supported the kickstarter project in 2010 get your CD? Hope so.
Please send me any comments, concerns, good thoughts, critical responses - I'm collecting.... Read more
My Email Address
Oops. This afternoon I sent a request for all to send me their mailing addresses, but didn't include my email address.
You can send it to either email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org... Read more
CD's Nearly Here!!
The CD, Heart of a Clown, will be appearing at my door tomorrow afternoon. Hallelujah! It's been nearly a three-year project, so you can imagine the myriad... Read more
It's Nearly Done!
Happy 2013! My CD, Heart of a Clown, is nearing completion! Paid for the rights tonight, got a final proof of the graphics, and have the master ready to... Read more
Greetings! A short note to tell you all that we've got pretty much all the tunes mixed! A couple of adjustments is all that's left. Have to determine the order... Read more
Great New News!
Greetings from Johnny High-Hatland!
It's been some time since I last sent out a note with an update on the CD project you all supported in 2010. Thanks for your... Read more
Hello Out There
Good Evening, Friends.
It's a cool evening in San Diego. I'm about to run up the street to watch the first game of the NBA finals already in progress. Good... Read more
Hello Again from CA
Greetings on a Southern California evening. Wanted all of you to know that I'm quietly making progress on the CD -- still. Recently I've been recording scratch vocals (sort of... Read more
Good evening, friends!
Such as it is, my website is up a little bit. I've posted a picture by Tom Dorsey, listed all the supporters of the project and hung... Read more
I'm Still Here...
John Hartford was a favorite of mine for many years. One of the first songs I ever heard him sing was "I'm Still Here." ("Now trains are runnin'... Read more
Good morning, all y'all!
A quick note to let you know I'm heading out to California this afternoon. Stopping overnight in Oklahoma City ("...looks mighty pretty"), then again in "Gallup,... Read more
A Rough Mix
Hello from Kansas!
Here's a rough mix of a song, (Now and Then There's) A Fool Such as I. Still lots to do on it and other songs, but I... Read more
It's Been a Great Day!
This evening, one of the first supporters of the project increased her pledge from $100 to $200. This puts the project over the fund raising goal of $2,000. All the... Read more
We're Gettin' There
Hallo and good morning!
Today, I got a pledge of $400 from a person in Salina, KS. Yippee! This brings the total of the pledges to $1,700, 85% with 26... Read more
Recording in Wichita
Here's the recording bunch from Wed., 3/20, at the Resnick/Mullins studio in Wichita (l-r):
Parrish Ellis (guitar, The Wiyos)
Joe "Joe Bass" DeJarnette (upright bass, The Wiyos)
Teddy... Read more
Well, we trouped down to Wichita on Tuesday night, Bruce Lacy and I. I packed our Subura Impreza to the gills with instruments, recording equipment and quilts and blankets,... Read more
Next Week in Wichita
The recording process is rolling along. Producer Steve and Engineer Bruce are coming over tomorrow for the third day in the past 4 days. We're getting ready to set up... Read more
Rockin', Rollin' Ocean
The project keeps rolling along. We've now got 15 backers -- very gratifying -- and it's over 36% funded. I've just sent out e-mails to over a hundred people from... Read more
What a wonderful response so far!
This morning the kickstarter.com fund raising effort hit over the 25% mark in just five days. Blogs on Kickstarter say that over 90% of projects which reach 30%... Read more
Hurrying off to my morning...
Good morning! Hurrying off to Bethany College to teach a bit of English comp. But wanted to thank the new supporters of the project: Lisa Burns, Karla Alley and RoJean... Read more
Well, we're off and running! Got the first two wonderful backers and getting ready to send out a mailing to my 550+ e-mail list.
If you know of anyone out... Read more