Seagull at Monterey Bay Aquarium (Photo Credit: Matthew Kenneth Gray)

When I was at Watsonville High School, I used to study songs. I would study Lyrics. It’s all I really cared about other than being on the Boys Tennis team. I was interested in singing, for a long time, but the craft that brought me to loving singing was the writing. I loved looking at who wrote what for years, starting probably from the early years of my music consuming. Some of those early classic rock & roll bands I listened to were Kiss, Styx, Boston…