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Silver Fox Had Paper On Everyone

Silver Fox had Paper on Everyone. That’s why the grove stayed the grove. He preferred Banyan trees instead of Banyan Apartments. Retired police chief, friend to all and also head warlock in a coven of good witches that protected Coconut Grove. A good soul who would come support the Bethlehem Asylum whenever we played the […]

The First Time I Met Eric Hord

The First Time I Met Eric Hord

Mama Cass huddled on a chaise lounge with my lead singer. They had been like this for three days. Talking art? Poetry, love, life.  Singer/songwriter meets Mama Cass the great patron. It was decided. We would come to LA.  We were only sixteen years old. Our lead singer […]

The Last time I saw Eric Hord

The last time I saw Eric Hord, the guitar player for the Mama’s and Papa’s, he was hitch hiking up Laurel Canyon Boulevard just above Sunset Strip. It was a Sunday afternoon and I was returning from my first national tour with Tim Buckley. I was riding back to where ever i was going to […]

November Full Moon sailboat dolphin cruise was a blast!

Don’t forget to sign for August 09 cruise in Bimini, 4 days, drumming, swimming with wild Spotted Dolphins!



Tim Buckley’s Honeyman album Live 1973

Just in case anyone is interested. Here are mp3s of a live Tim Buckley album concert from New York City. We played at Max’s Kansas City in the 70’s The CD was originally released in about 1995. Something from the dusty ditty bins….enjoy! 01 Dolphins.mp3 02 Buzzin’ Fly.mp3 03 Get On Top.mp3 04 Devil Eyes.mp3 […]

convict springs north florida

I’ll be at Convict Spring Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 Having a drumming workshop from 5 til 7 pm price is $20 (plus camp admission fee)) Followed by the community drumming circle starting at sunset (No charge) River Rondezvos 386-294-2510

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Charlie Dechant Buddy Helm Flute Drum Jam part 2 July 2008

Full Moon Dolphin Sailboat drumming cruise

We had a great time drumming on Capt. Dan’s 46 foot sailboat. We saw some big manta rays, and the full moon was awesome! Sign up for the August Full moon! It’s a blast! August 17, Sunday

Sunday, August 17 6:30 til 10PM $50, (Drum rental $10) To Reserve: www.dolphinlandings.com 727-360-7411 Dolphin […]

Subterra invocation

Drumming below ground in a refurbished missile silo. Kansas concert hall

Charlie Dechant & Buddy Helm Flute djembe Orlando july 22 prt 1