Tango Cowboy CD Release

Our CD "Tango Cowboys" will soon be loaded onto the wagon and delivered to Bellingham, Washington. The music will take you from the cowboy camp underneath a sky of stars to the Buenos Aires cafe. It will be available for…

New Duo "Tango Cowboys"

 

I've formed a new duo,"Tango Cowboys," with guitarist Tom Bourne. We specialize in vocal tangos from Buenos Aires written in the 30s and 40s. We also perform cowboy songs, boleros, Italian art songs, and songs from golden age of musical…

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Carlos Gardel

Lately, I've become obsessed with the music and singing of Carlos Gardel, who was a famous tango singer from Argentina. He wrote and recorded many three-minute tangos that were works of genius. A search of the internet turned up this…

Two Sold-Out CD Release Concerts

Rich and Willy Ertsgaard in Seattle, WA, March 27th, 2014.

Rich introduces Stephen Cohen of The Tree People and The Walking Willows, at his CD release concert in Longview, WA, March 29th, 2014. Photo by Sheila Morey Wheelan.

I  just…

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Kaylie & Kellie

 

This song is my own "Linus and Lucy."  I went to elementary school with twin sisters Kaylie and Kellie. I had a crush on them in the 5th or 6th grade.  After finishing my paper route, I would ride my…

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A jazz CD makes no sense

Over the last year, I pulled together nine songs that I began writing when I was a teen (pictured above far right) to keep a promise to myself: make a jazz record. As a teen, a record was impossible because…