Closing Time At Donn’s Depot

I'll have the usual...a warm cognac at the end of the night.

I’ll have the usual…a warm cognac at the end of the night.

Here I am in my corner of the world at the end of a Monday night. I play the piano, I sing, and on a good Monday night awesome guests come by and perform little mini-sets with me. Tonight was slow but special. Jon Emery (The King of Hillbilly Rock and Roll) played “Don’t Put No Headstone On My Grave”, my lovely wife sang a song she wrote for my mom and Marcia Ball took hold of the piano (I switch to guitar) and did a sweltering version of “Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu”. Even the slow nights are memorable to say the least. My nightcap awaits. Ciao for now. CG


An Austin musician who cooks starts a blog…it could happen!

The author with his trusty Yoda

The author with his trusty Yoda

I’m proud to launch my musicianfoodie blog from beautiful south Austin, Texas, where the rain has cooled the yard from 100 degrees down to about 85, the cats are inside sleeping and the lovely Ms. A has gone off to play her weekly show at El Mercado. As she’s finishing up I’ll jump in the shower and head over to my weekly show at Donn’s Depot, where I’ve sat at an old Yamaha grand piano for the last 18 years singing my heart out. I hope to be interesting at the very least, and share photos and videos from Donn’s Depot, MoonHouse Studio, Albert and Gage shows, backstage with Jerry Jeff Walker….oh, and I’m a darn good cook and a hobby photographer. Recipes and photos will be be a part of the experience. Ciao for now. CG