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Somewhere in the middle of co-leading Student Soul, drumming with Black Boy Peaches, studying at KCML, and actually having a life and people to care about, Tom continues to be a real human person.

Writing

What’s in a word?

"In the beginning was the Word" At the dawn and before the dawn... was the Beginning that had no beginning. This is the intro to the Gospel according to John, a portrait of the life of Jesus. This phrase mirrors the beginning of the epic Hebrew poetry of Genesis 1. So when we hear 'Word,' it's a "you had to be there" kind of moment. To refresh that, let's have ...
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Screaming blues

I'm watching guitar videos. Technique, tricks (just a few of them) and the launch into freedom. I watch these players and they're screaming. That is when music is on fire, once you stop thinking and get out of your head, and let it come on out! Somewhere in there the chaos gets out of the way and something within you starts to speak properly ...
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Poems