Quincy Mumford CD Release

Congrats on my good friend Quincy Mumford for putting out another amazing CD.  The new Album, titled “South Edgemere” is being released at his CD Release party on October 10th 2009 at the historic Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ. Ohhh…and thank you Quincy for sportin’ your ‘Jay Alders T-Shirt’ in your recent magazine interview…

Tattooed Fans

There are few ways more flattering for a fan to show support and love of my art than by getting it inked. Whenever someone commits like this to a piece of my art, it really moves me. Here’s a pic of two of the more recent tattoos of my original art. If you have any…

Stop Animal Abuse

Dear friends, I urge you to take 5 minutes of your busy days and watch this video (also on www.meat.org) This is something that every human being should be aware of. Ignorance is not bliss Please pass this on and don’t be hesitant or say you’re too busy or don’t care. I wish you all…

Surf Artists Unite

After the Surfrider-Emergen-C MaliBLUE Event, we took up our Surf Artist friends on their warm invites to hang out at their Homes/Art Studios. First stop was to Ron Croci’s home studio near Torrance.  Ron took a few hours out of his day to drive us around to some beautiful scenic places in Palos Verde and…

Gary Jules

We had the pleasure of meeting a new friend and incredibly talented musician, Gary Jules on our recent Colorado trip. He graced the stage as Donavon Frankenreiter’s opening act and quickly captivated the audience’s interest with hissoulful lyrics and intensely harmonious tunes. Listen for Gary’s hit song, “Beautiful” on the Season Finale of “Friday Night Lights” on NBC this Friday night!…

Remembering my “Nanny”

Today would have been my Maternal Grandmother’s Birthday (or “Nanny” as we affectionately called her). How old she would have been is still a mystery, because even til the day of her passing in January 2005, she still lied about her age. She was a special lady whom was an integral part of my upbringing…

Remembering my “Papa”

Today would have been my Papa’s (My Maternal Grandfather, Sol Segal) Birthday.  My toddler pronounciation skills couldn’t say Papa, so I said “Popper” and it stuck. My Papa was an amazing Grandfather to my brother Eric and I.  He played games with us, supported our interests and hobbies and told us stories.My Nanny and Papa…

Thank you Dali

On this past Wednesday,  I went to NYC for an appointment and left extra early so I could go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of my favorite places in New York It’s important for me as an artist to constantly be on a path of curiosity and inspiration.  My day’s journey led me…

Between 2 Birds

It was a beautiful day today..Sunny and crisp air. I hung out with my Mom and her doggies at the park near the river…played guitar a bit.. I just got back from the beach…I was reading a book on Mind-Body Connection which touched a bit on Quanum Physics…The book has some excercises in it to…