A newsletter for music lovers

Ever since I can remember, I have lived and breathed music, and am excited to share my thoughts on the records and artists I love.

Published about once every 10 days, ‘Listening Sessions’ features a long-form essay on an album or artist.

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Among the things I write about are jazz, soul, rock, pop, classical, country and folk with a focus, though not exclusively, on music from the 1950s to 1970s. My tastes are eclectic and I hope that is reflected in my writing.

Here are some posts to give you a flavour of what ‘Listening Sessions’ is all about:

I also recently had the honour of being featured on ‘Substack Reads’ for my essay on Nancy Wilson.

Listening Sessions
Nancy Wilson: Song Stylist Supreme
Welcome music lovers to the end of August and a new edition of ‘Listening Sessions.’ Today’s essay looks at one of the finest singers of the second half of the 20th century: the incomparable Nancy Wilson. I had the pleasure of hearing Wilson sing once and that experience bookends a look at some of her most notable recordings from the sixties. I hope you …
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Toronto-born and now Oshawa-based music lover and record collector.