Rene Worst... too cool for school!Back in 2009 I did some graphics for Miles and Rene...a CD called "Escorial".  This was from the photoshoot for that...Had John Ellis in the studio a few years ago to track some pedal steel for Jenn Bojm.Singer/songwriter/essayist Bob Stark...a true renaissance man.Bill Abbott is a great tenor player....Chris Haas is a wickedly good drummer...Good old Gabriel....singer/songwriter Michael FriedmanSelfie on the road...Tim Porter...one of the truly great Vancouver guitar slingers...Dal and Diane have been making music together for nearly 10 years...Finn Manniche is a very gifted cellist...Paul Beatty...one of the most generous people I know.Mike Taylor.... superb musicality, and a grand friendship.Jordan Gossett... a DJ art crusader.Jerry Adolphe... He drums, he gardens.Gillian Campbell... an entertainer in the grandest tradition.Brian G'froerer... a VSO stalwart.Singer/songwriter Jon OchsendorfBilly Porter...Broadway Superstar! (lead in "Kinky Boots")Chip Hart...Twistin' drummer.Brandon Isaak...Twistin' guitaristEvan Arntzen is taking over NYC...Bruce Coughlan is a genuine treasure...Opera great Roelof Oostwoud...Craig McGregor....superb guitarist.Brett Wade... entertaining on the Sunset Dinner Cruise...Daryl Jahnke at Turtle Recording Studios (when they were on the beach...)Jim Bryson is the consummate community music man...Glenda Rae.... singer/songwriterRob Ferguson - drummer/percussionist/vocalist and the living embodiment of the word "mensch".Donnie Gossett... Renaissance man.  We go back a long ways...Rob Fraser has played trombone with Dal Richards for years... Who says the 'bones are no fun?I've been doing sound for the UGC for a few years now...an absolutely stellar bunch of folks...Oliver Gannon and Jodi Proznick... Two of the best of their generations...Larry Vollans...picker, grinner, and Beatle imitator...Gino Gerussi rawks out at Merritt Mountainfest in 2006Not enough people have heard Chris Gilburg sing his songs...I hung out with allan in NYC back in 2006...Avant-garde new music pioneer Christine Duncanwith LUBA DVORAK in NYCCampfire cowboy singer Bud WebbDrumming great, and Order of Canada recipient Terry Clarke.Aimee Miedema (Pettersen).... Singer/songwriter.  Hope she picks up her guitar soon....Joel Wade Singer/songwriter/bassistMike LeDonne is an NYC great...Hammond and piano.  Shot this while working for PG Music on Band In A Box.Singer Ron Small.Tenor saxman Stu LosebySinger/songwriter/guitarist and fellow Frayed Cat Victor Wells.Trad-jazz heroine Bria SkonbergBassist Tim StaceyKerry Galloway is a sublime musician and a wonderful person...glad to call him a good friend.Outside-the-box vocalist DB BoykoThe magical, musical mind of good friend Jean MartinTom Keenlyside...woodwind giant.  Underappreciated shakermeister too...Lorraine Foster is a class act...NYC vibist Steve Nelson... (at the old FaderMaster Vancouver studio)multi-instrumentalist/composer Miles BlackIt's always a thrill to make music with David Sinclair....Cory Weeds.... Vancouver's own version of Norman Granz... Except Granz couldn't play sax...Helen Hansen sings at the Cellar for the last time...with Michael Creber, Rene Worst, & Bill CoonDoing sound earlier this evening for Champian Fulton...snapped this pic of Julian MacDonough.  Superb drummer!Veteran West Coast vocal instructor Sandi SiemensI caught Alfie Zappacosta and Ted Tosoff at Blue Frog Studios a few years back...Absolutely sublime musicianship....the Jeff Hamilton Trio...Nino DiPasquale recording with Miles Black and Roy Styffe...Michael Rush recording with Miles Black, Roy Styffe, and Nino DiPasquale.Roy Styffe recording with Miles Black, Nino DiPasquale, and Michael Rush.Dal Richards delivers some words at the unveiling of a plaque that celebrates Dal's 75 years at the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE).Here's Dal Richards' 75 year PNE plaque...OK...a disclaimer.  I didn't actually take this pic.  It is a frame capture of a video...but I chose the frame.  Points for that?  This is Steve Kaldestad, performing with Jennifer Scott & Brasileira at Blue Frog Studios earlier this year...Song and dance trouper, Tom Pickett