“Loving life is easy, it’s learning how to live that’s the hardest part”
What I’ve Learned...
I’ve never much liked talking in the third person. Every movie that’s reached me, every book that’s spoken to me, has done so by letting me feel like I’m in the driver’s seat... like I could have a conversation with the characters. Any good song can only hope to do the same, and it’s been my dream since I was a kid to write those.
I was lucky enough to learn what I wanted to do with my life at a young age. Playing music in church taught me how to reach people at their heart. Playing music in bars when I was 16 taught me that humility and a good sense of humor may make people remember you better than anything you could do on a stage. I was raised in Dayton, OH, in a cozy suburban home that allowed me to spend more time developing and writing than worrying about family, friends, or money. I am incredibly grateful for that. I currently live in Nashville, TN surrounded by a community of amazing singers, writers, players, and performers I get to call my friends.
This record, “Learning How To Live”, has been a quarter century labor of love for ...