Natural wonders: Words, music and the eclipse

I've just returned from a road trip across the Southwest to Texas for the Kerrclipse Music & Eclipse festival and back. It was a moving experience to witness the eclipse — a true natural wonder — with a community of…

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Flight Lessons Spring Match!

Flight Lessons Spring Match!

My fiscal sponsor, Fractured Atlas, is distributing $1,000 to 20 different projects for their annual Spring Match campaign. Every donation that you make to Flight Lessons between Monday, April 15 and Friday, April 19 equals oneRead more

Santa Rosa Show postponed

I'm disappointed to report that the show this Friday in Santa Rosa is NOT happening as scheduled as the Lost Church SR is still contending with permit hell. Ticket holders will be notified by the venue. Stay tuned for new… Read more

Clear for Takeoff: "Flight Lessons" in Santa Rosa, March 22

I'm happy to report that the “Flight Lessons” show at The Lost Church - Santa Rosa is officially back on! 

Friday, March 22, 2024
7:30pm doors/8:15pm show

"Flight Lessons" folk opera

with Brightdarkdawn
at The Lost Church
575 Ross St.

Talking "Flight Lessons" on KRCB

We had a nice time talking about the next "Flight Lessons" show and playing a few tunes on Doug Jayne's Midday Music show on KRCB yesterday. If you didn't catch us live, take a listen HERE

February Comes Alive

I spent much of the past month either writing or listening to other music and I'm looking forward to getting back to performing in the coming months. In February, I'll be taking a turn with Bay Station at a new-to-us…

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'Shapeshifter' lyric video

Here’s to opening our hearts wider, restoring justice and generally shining light into the dark in 2024 and beyond!  


Flight Lessons write-up in The Alameda Post

Thanks to the Alameda Post for writing up this week's performance of ‘Flight Lessons’ at the Lost Church in San Francisco:

Deborah Crooks’ ‘Flight Lessons’ at The Lost Church this Friday

Alameda singer-songwriter’s folk opera features Fruitvale Bridge falcons


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