Invitation: I’ll be singing and playing banjo this Saturday, 9pm, at JALOPY in Red Hook

I am proud to let you know about the Record Release Show of Joanna Sternberg’s “Lullaby to Myself” this Saturday, January 31st. I will be singing and playing banjo at 9pm as part of the opening act (details below).   The show takes place at Jalopy Theater and School of Music (315 Columbia Street, Brooklyn) from 9 to 11 pm.  Following … Continue reading Invitation: I’ll be singing and playing banjo this Saturday, 9pm, at JALOPY in Red Hook

Happy Holidays! New baby, new address, and new songs just in time for Christmas

I had hoped to get this out to y’all sooner but we moved apartments and had a baby practically back to back. That probably warrants an exclamation mark but I have so many of them below I thought I’d cut back here at the outset. A little boy showed up the day after Thanksgiving! The … Continue reading Happy Holidays! New baby, new address, and new songs just in time for Christmas

SANTA CLAUS BROUGHT ME A 5-STRING BANJO

It’s Christmas in Kentucky, and someone’s feelin’ lucky cuz guess who left him an old 5-stringer under the tree? Serious toe-tappin’ fun awaits with Spencer Chandler’s “Santa Claus Brought Me a 5-String Banjo” from the album “HOWLIN’ AT THE MOON” produced by Grammy-winner Dean Jones. Illustration by Joanna Sternberg Named a finalist in the 2012 … Continue reading SANTA CLAUS BROUGHT ME A 5-STRING BANJO

Happy Halloween! A new song, a new film, and a little bit more

Hello! I hope you are enjoying the season, what with apple-picking adventures, Halloween preparation, and the upcoming election. Here’s a round-up of fun tidbits in three compartments for your mid-autumn enjoyment: MUSIC Last year at this time, I shared a studio demo version (piano and voice) of “Trick or Treat” (2:08). The response was warm … Continue reading Happy Halloween! A new song, a new film, and a little bit more

“Another Time, Maybe” distributed while “Messy Baby” crawls into the finals

It’s September! Hope you had a great summer and are already enjoying fall. The summer felt long and full, replete with the World Cup, camping, and a long stay in Minnesota, but now we’re back and preparing to move to a new apartment (within our building) shortly. I’m envisioning everything in boxes and wondering how … Continue reading “Another Time, Maybe” distributed while “Messy Baby” crawls into the finals

Stepping into spring with a spring in your step (ooohhh)

Hey! I thought spring had sprung, but then Old Man Winter held on for another several days, even weeks. Now it seems…it’s here? Regardless, I bring good tidings: ANOTHER TIME, MAYBE was declared the winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Short at SF IndieFest! This news reached us while we were in Sedona, AZ for the … Continue reading Stepping into spring with a spring in your step (ooohhh)