Anyway, I wasn't at full capacity, but thought it went well! The band members (Arne, Pat, Richard and Martin) have been working hard to tighten up and the Doug and Mike on horns added the just the right amount of spive to the mix
Most of all, it felt good to release all that love and music in the air on such a solemn date in our history. Every September 11, the memory of my mother dancing with Angel Pena at my Aunt Patti's wedding is front of mind, as he perished in the Twin Towers on that tragic day.
Ok, I have to go now. I am working my straight job all this week (that's what musicians call our non-musical gigs) and am grateful for the opportunity; the environment is cheerful and the people are kind.
If all goes well, I will catch up with you on Thursday.
Until then, I wish you the best.
Next gig: October 7th at San Anselmo Town Hall (with a special guest guitarist subbing for the traveling Pat Duffey.)