MUSICIAN * DJ * SONGWRITER * MUSIC PUBLISHER
Various productions where I was involved as writer, performer, or non-combatant (per individual notes below)
Out Of The Blue - Boz Scaggs 2018 May I wrote the song Rock And Stick, which is the pre-release single (May 10 2018) from the album. Full album release date is July 22, 2018. Out Of The Blues - Boz Scaggs 2018 July I wrote six songs on this album, some only available as bonus tracks. I also performed on several of the songs (mine and others). The History of Magic: Ensueno (Animation movie) 2017 The History of Magic: Ensueno.
(with apologies that my software cannot print Spanish special characters)
I was glad to be involved in the preliminary stages of script proofreading as well as being involved in making early suggestions for the background music selections. Nice to
have my name on the credits with the - Special Thanks - tag line.
upper image courtesy of sfindie.com
lower image courtesy of ojoflojo.com
A Fool To Care (Boz Scaggs) 2015 March Album includes two of my compositions: "Last Tango On 16th Street" & "I Want To See You" Last Tango On 16th Street (Boz Scaggs single) 2015 February This is my composition and is the single from the LP "A Fool To Care" - Boz Scaggs Memphis (Boz Scaggs) 2013 Boz recorded two of my compositions: Dry Spell appears on the actual Memphis CD, while Educated Fool appears on the Memphis Deluxe Edition (mp3 only - Amazon). When I Was You (a movie short) 2012 I was extremely happy to be brought in to this project through becoming good friends a few years ago with Jose Luis Gonzalez and Jon Holt. It was great to work with all of the folks involved with this movie, both on and off camera! I wouldn't have traded my soggy shoes and wet raincoat for anything.I am primarily a musician, songwriter, music publisher, and DJ, but very pleased to make my acting debut as an extra in WIWU. I've had no prior experience in an actual movie production before, but do have some credentials in the performing arts - my previous theatrical experience includes participation in three plays with the Exit Theater in San Francisco: providing either live guitar music or sound design for each. Blues Power - At The Saloon 2011 July Myself on vocals and harmonica, with Ron Butkovich, Johnny Ace, Doug Rowan, Michael Peloquin, Terry Forgette, and Rick Sankey. (Preview the full liner notes at link below). Jeff Walroth Band - North South 2011 Includes my composition, Move to Petaluma. Jeff is my youngest brother, and lives in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Kitty Fur (Kermit Lynch) 2010 Berkeley's own Kermit Lynch The Artifacts - Dig It 2009 Includes two of my compositions: California del Norte and Educated Fool Quicksand: The Songs of Kermit Lynch 2005 December with Andrew Youngblood Hart, Boz Scaggs, John Cleary, & others. average Amazon review: FIVE STARS ! (available at iTunes also). Dennis Geyer - Fall In Love ...Then Try Fallin' Out 2004 i played on the track: Never Did, Never Was Boz Scaggs, Dig 2001 Virgin Records, Co-wrote lyrics on: "King of El Paso" & "Call That Love" . Unfortunately released on the infamous September 11, 2001 - promotional tour never got off the ground. Wendy DeWitt, Blue Saloon 1993 Wette Music, I play harmonica on "Gypsy Good Time" (Nick Gravenites composition) Frederick Rothberg & The Southern Crescent
(a.k.a. Frederick Nighthawk) 1987 RMR label, with Flaco Jimenez on accordion & Jimmy Sanchez on drums (issued only on cassette tape) Hog Heaven (Elvin Bishop) 1978 Capricorn label, includes my composition "Let's Break Down". Raisin' Hell (Elvin Bishop) 1977 Capricorn label, I'm not on here, except for my picture, amongst the pictures on the inner gatefold. "Jammin' with Applejack" Michael Bloomfield, If You Love These Blues, Play 'em As You Please 1976 Guitar Player Records, Michael recites my name on "Altar Song". Omega Man (Cash McCall) 1974 Jewel Records, One of the last recordings ever made at legendary Chess/Ter-Mar Studios- so glad I got the opportunity. Freddy Fox plays harmonica on some tracks. Let It Flow (Elvin Bishop) 1974 Capricorn label, with Sly Stone, Vassar Clements, Richard Betts, Toy Caldwell, Charlie Daniels, & more. I am not on here, I wrote the song "Sunshine Special". Sam Lay In Bluesland 1970 Blue Thumb Records (with Michael Bloomfield) produced by Nick Gravenites Stephen Miller Band 1970 Phillips label, Stephen Miller with Elvin Bishop Elvin Bishop Group 1969 first Elvin Bishop Group LP, Fillmore Records, Bill Graham's label. Sweet Potato / So Fine (Elvin Bishop Group) 1969 45 rpm singe off the concurrent Elvin Bishop Group LP, Bill Graham's Fillmore record label Weeds (Brewer and Shipley) 1969 Kama Sutra label - I play harmonica on the song "Pig's Head". produced by Nick Gravenites. Demo session 1965 Recorded in Chicago, with (Texas) Steve Miller, Hart McNee, Roy Ruby, and Maurice McKinley