They (whoever “they” is) say that behind every great man is a great woman. Well, I don’t know if I’m great or not, but Audra is. So I’ve put this page up to honor her many contributions to this project (and others). So many people contributed of course, and if ...

  Though I have had some involvement with theatre over the years, this was my first time on a theatrical stage since playing a flutist in Comedy of Errors in 1993. Writing for Steve is always a fun experience, and I am continually surprised at how well we work together. ...

Original Art by Jeremy dePrisco

Diatribe – When I lived in Harrisburg, there was a Chinese restaurant near my apartment. One day I decided to go there for lunch by myself. A family was sitting at the table next to me, and I overheard some of their conversation. They had obviously come from church, and they ...

Mickey Maguire - Self Portrait

When I first met Jeremy dePrisco, I found that at nineteen years of age, he was already a prolific songwriter. His songs were earthy and honest. They had a raw kind of “live” and “in your face” quality about them. Keep the earthiness and honesty and add a lot of ...

Performing at Brews N Bytes - Photo by Marlin Wagner

She’s a Zombie (dePrisco/Rodericks): In 2002, a fellow songwriter forwarded to me a message from a lyricist in India who was looking for collaborators. The lyricist’s name was Paul Rodericks, and within a short time we were corresponding. Paul initially sent me several complete ...

Kalachakra Sand Mandala

The Inspiration – MANDALA was intended as a snapshot of my life; a benchmark to show me where I’ve been and where I might be headed. MANDALA has many meanings, for me. Perhaps listeners will determine the true meaning for themselves. MANDALA is new territory for listeners who are familiar with ...

Kalachakra Sand Mandala - Martin Brauen (Used with Permission)

MANDALA’s graphic design came to me almost in a dream. I had several other ideas for the album, but nothing resonated as much as this one. The challenge: track down a suitable mandala image. I researched images online and also began reading books to find images that might be available ...

Nandini's Harmonium

GEEK ALERT – This is not easy reading… Recording format: Roland VS-1680 (harddrive) My first vision of a Bloomsburg to Bangladesh album was a selection of acoustic songs, mostly because that is what we do live. Bulu had a more layered approach in mind. As we progressed through song selection ...

Portrait by Sean Simmers

GEEK ALERT – What follows gets pretty technical in places. Though the recording platform I used for this album has since been surpassed, many artists have found my story helpful for general hints. The recording process is an ongoing adventure, and since I’ve had lots of help along the way, ...