Showing posts from December, 2019

Featured on Cortney Matz's "12 Days of Christmas"

I've written before that this most recent move back to Los Angeles (yes, we move way too often ) has been very special to me, because it's been the most musically charged. Almost all of that has been because of Cortney Matz and the Monday night songwriters group that she hosts at Epiphany Space in Hollywood. The group has been going strong for several years now, and out of it a beautiful community has emerged. Doing something creative (particularly trying to do it for a living) can sometimes breed competition. When one finds success, it often brings about a closed-fisted response, keeping the piece of the pie he or she managed to get with no intention to share. When that unfortunately happens, how can a loving, supportive community emerge out of such a mindset? It doesn't! And such is a big problem in pursuing creative positions professionally, particularly in Los Angeles. At Epiphany Space however, this reality is so far from the truth! I've never seen such a su