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Musician. Singer. Songwriter. Comedian

Original, versatile and funny, this life long musician and former touring stand-up comedian plays a unique blend of rock, blues, jazz and country.  Heartfelt and soulful, he keeps even the most serious songs real with improvisation and a healthy dose of humor. 

LATEST NEWS

Rog is currently in the studio

Presently... On a studio binge and having fun!  I've got about 30 songs I'd like to record. Some are funny songs about doctors, lawyers, aging, wine drinking. Some are darker like a new song about gun safety.  And there are songs about people, places, and love that straddle the line between humor and pathos.

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And ongoing...  Always custom writing songs for festivals and special events that combine the serious and the funny!