Dreamwalkers Play Sabrosa

Dreamwalkers Band played Thursday night at Sabrosa. It was a great experience for our group. A highlight for me were hearing original songs from Jeff Hocker, "Dolphin" and Tony Sheppard, Road Song. It was great to hear this new…

Happy New Year

During Sunday's Dreamwalkers Band rehearsal, we went through all three sets of music for our performance, Thursday, January 4, 2018, 8-11 PM, at Sabrosa. Playing with my bandmates, Jeff Dillon, Jeff Hocker, and Tony Sheppard is such a blast. Songs…

Dreamwalkers Rehearsal

Here we have four tired, but very happy Dreamwalkers after a strong and productive rehearsal this evening. Making music, especially original music is such great fun. The white board is our putting the puzzle together for three sets. We are…

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New Dreamwalkers Demos Up on Music Page

Demos of tunes by Jeff Hocker and Tony Sheppard are now up on Dreamwalkers Band website Music page. Jeff's songs "Dolphin" and "Flow" (he likes one word titles) and Tony's "Road Song" (inspired by Hendrix) are now on the page…

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Dreamwalkers First Gigs For 2018 Scheduled

Hello Dream Gliders,

Dreamwalkers Band has scheduled our first gigs for 2018. We will be playing at Sabrosa 711 Osprey Ave. in Sarasota on January 4 and 18, 2018. Should be a lot of fun. We focused on Sunday's…

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Dreamwalkers: Something in the Air, You Bet

Although we play a lot of original songs, we love playing cover songs by other artists. Do you remember the song 'Something in the Air,' by Thunderclap Newman? We spontaneously started playing it, and it sounded good, so it will…

Jimi Hendrix Birthday Celebration in California

Greetings. I have returned from my trip to California. While there, I attended a Jimi Hendrix birthday celebration from a local music shop, Loud and Clear music from Cotati, California. What a terrific idea. I'm thinking we organize something here…

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Thought For Today

Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn. - Charlie Parker

Peace and Happy Thanksgiving

Dr Dreamwalker

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Birthing A New Song

I thought it might be interesting for people to hear a song being developed. Here is a demo of a new song called "You May Be The One," written by Tony Sheppard and myself. We were playing around with various…

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New Lyrics: Last Transformation of This Man

A few days ago, I spoke about my writing process. As luck would have it (some would say it isn't luck), the inner writer was activated. These days seem to be pushing us, both as a society and individuals, towards…

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The Writing Process

I saw an interview with music legend Brian Wilson a few years ago. The interviewer asked him if he started with a melody. He said, "No." "A lyric?" "No." "How do you do it?" "I just sit down at the…

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New Sounds, New Musical Dreams

Dreamwalkers Band rehearsed Sunday evening. We continued working on new material from Jeff Hocker and Tony Sheppard initialed last week. I am thrilled at the progress we are making with these new tunes. Jeff's "Dolphin" is a jazzy delight, while…