Sounds From The Shed: “Goodbye San Antonio, Hello Amsterdam” with Garrett T. Capps, Augie Meyers, and Max Baca y Los Texmaniacs

On a hot Sunday afternoon in July, we gathered some of San Antonio’s finest into the shed for a recording session for the ages. In advance of his upcoming European tour, Garrett T. Capps opted to change Doug Sahm’s original lyric from “Goodbye San Francisco” to “Goodbye San Antonio.” Augie Meyers, who worked closely with… Continue Reading

Living Room Sessions: “Odysseus and his Dog”

I’ve been reading Amor Towles’ novel, Rules of Civility (which I highly recommend), and was struck by the following line: “. . . nor was it the life of the seafarer exposed to the elements for years at a time, returning like Odysseus, older, weaker, nearly forgotten—unrecognizable to all but one’s dog.” You know the… Continue Reading

Living Room Sessions: “When I Fall in Love”

Written by Victor Young and Edward Heyman, this is one of my favorite Ballads ever written. You might be most familiar with Nat Cole’s rendition, but there are countless others worth listening to, from Miles Davis to Tony Bennett to Johnny Mathis. My personal favorite is Bill Evans’ rendition from his album Portrait in Jazz… Continue Reading