Welcome & Explore
Original music in the Americana genre in the Baltimore, MD area.
This site is full of information about my musical and other projects.
Performance dates for :
You can also find a few of the music videos from the past and from recent releases.
The photo gallery will include some of my shadow box artwork and talk a bout other projects I am involved in.
Meet The Philosopher Dogs and the Cosmic Cowgirls, check out their schedules and bios. We hope to include videos, future recordings, reviews, pictures, and much more.
Edith May’s Paradise is a listening room/house concert space that I run. We have one show a month with a featured artist and an opening act. From time to time we have songwriter’s round robins where the songwriters discuss their songs and some insights into how the song was written. We encourage the audience to ask questions and join in the discussion.
Mom & Pop’s Toys (coming soon)- when you come to EMP you will notice many old toys and Americana all over the walls and in showcases. The toys came from my father’s family’s toy store. You will see some of these toys and the history of Mauler Brothers.
Edith May’s Paradise
A fantastic lineup of talented local artists
Edith May’s Paradise
“Yes, you’re entering a private residence, but the moment you descend into the EMP performance area, you’re going to realize that ACTUALLY this private residence houses one of the best venues in the DC metropolitan area.”
– Rob Hinkal
Georgie Jessup – “Georgie sings from the heart, like a rare flower in a wilderness. She speaks to us about the deepest issues. Issues that all of us should care about, but so many of us pretend don’t affect us.”
blues diva Candye Kane
Craig Cummings – “I always list him as Craig “THE VOICE” Cummings, not simply because of his powerful pipes, but because his songs are going somewhere and saying something … a little country, part Americana, a touch of folk – all driven by Craig’s big old Gibson…” – Roderick Deacey – Frederick News-Post
Teporah – “Her talent runs deep … What I find brilliant about Teporah is her unique delivery. There’s a sense that she’s been through much heartache and come out the other side a vibrant, stronger woman. …”
– Sharon Houghton – All Natural Portal
Rob Hinkal – “Percussive, rhythmically driven guitar that freely composites fingerpicking, classical melodies, running bass lines, harmonics, & hard-charging chords. [rob’s] vocals are needled & gaunt, with the jittery energy of a dockyard stray on speed …”