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Last-minute post: Beatnik Bandito 5/24/17

Playing at 9:30 PM tonight, May 24 at Beatnik Bandito Music Emporium, 417 N. Broadway, Santa Ana CA 92701. Gregory Boaz on Bass, Steve Mugalian on drums. $10 cover. Jeff West at 8. New songs and songs from my records.

At Library Girl East on Nov. 6

I’m appearing as part of Library Girl East at 4 PM on Sunday, November 6 at A.G. Geiger Fine Art Books, 502 Chung King Court, Los Angeles 90012. It’s in Chinatown. $10, first come first serve, it’s a little place, be brave, get in here. Event also features Tamar Halpern, David Kukoff, and Alexis Rhone […]

Appearing “in the round” Oct. 28

I will be joining Claire Holley, Bliss Bowen and Sam Morrow on Friday, Oct. 28 at 8 PM at Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena 91001.  $15, two sets. It’s a small place; you can reserve seats at 626 798-6236. I am delighted to do a show with these musicians. www.coffeegallery.com

The Cardinal is out!

Stone Cupid’s The Cardinal is out as of 1/22/16. I produced this record with Julie Christensen, with whom I did Weeds Like Us in 2013. This record rocks. It’s full of great songs by Julie, Leonard Cohen, Chuck Prophet, Dan Navarro, Amelia White, and others, and Stone Cupid, with Julie at the helm, is a […]

JT at Cinema Bar, March 22

Tuesday, March 22, The Cinema, 3967 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City at 9 PM, followed by Rick Shea. No cover. This will be tons of fun. I will be playing songs from Wreckage plus, as always, new songs hot from the oven. Come down, buy a drink.

Mavis Staples Dates February – May 2016

2/22: Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2/24: NYC/ Mavis! Premiere 3/4: Dallas, TX/Kessler Theater 3/5: Dallas, TX/Kessler Theater 3/6: Austin,TX/Paramount Theatre 3/8: San Antonio, TX/Tobin Center 3/10: Omaha, NE/Kiewet Concert Hall 3/12: Fayetteville, AR/Walton Arts Center 3/13: Kansas City, MO/Kauffman Center 3/19: Chicago, IL/Thalia Hall 3/20: Chicago, IL/Thalia Hall 4/1: Champaign, IL/Virginia Theatre 4/2: Kalamazoo, […]

Wreckage Is Out!

My new CD, Wreckage is officially out as of October 2015. You can buy it through CD Baby through this website or you can get it directly from me by sending a check for $15 (& a return address) to PO Box 66771, Los Angeles, CA 90066. It contains 12 original songs. It was produced […]

The Cardinal

I recently got to produce Julie Christensen’s new CD, The Cardinal. We tracked at Sound Shelter in Franklin, TN, with an amazing band of (mostly) East Nashville players, engineer Joe Costa, and a a bunch of great songs. More on this later, and more info on the release of The Cardinal, a thrilling and beautiful […]

Lyrics to Songs from “Five Horses, Four Riders” (2009)

Something Must Of Happened struck by lightning, trailed by hounds, hit by shrapnel, raised by clowns just a little bit askew something must of happened to you shake it loose or make it crack. he ain’t ever coming back everybody knows it too something must of happened to you what exactly does it take bend […]

JT with Hot Club of L.A. Mondays

May 19 and June 2, 9, 16 and most Mondays after that I’m playing as a guest with the Hot Club of L.A. on tenor saxophone at the Cinema Bar, 3967 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230, from 9 to around 11:30. The Hot Club plays Django-  and 30’s-style jazz and they are definitely worth […]

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