Italian Sign Language

People say Italians talk with their hands. Certainly in my experience Italians are the easiest Europeans to communicate with when neither party understands a word spoken by the other. On this trip we discovered a new dimension — Italian sign language. I’m not talking about the basic traffic signals: the stink-eye, the finger or the […]

Walls Come Tumbling Down

This journal entry was written a couple weeks ago while Delta Moon was touring heavily and there was neither time nor internet access to post it. Now that I’m home with plenty of both, it still seems worth sharing. On this the last day of April, the weather in Germany is finally warming up. We […]

Remembering Col. Bruce Hampton

Col. Bruce Hampton, who died on stage at the Fox Theater in Atlanta last week, was a huge influence on Delta Moon, as he was for half a century on the entire Atlanta music community. Seeing the Aquarium Rescue Unit at the Little Five Points Pub was one of the main reasons Mark Johnson moved […]

Delta Moon on the Move

Delta Moon has been doing a lot of moving lately — ten shows in ten days in Germany, Austria and Croatia, then a day off to drive back to Germany, a bunch more dates, and another day off to drive to Italy. We play our fourth show here tonight before heading back to Germany, where […]

Greetings from Deutschland

Delta Moon has been on the road in Germany for a week now. I’m writing this in the backseat of a rented Mercedes van doing 125 kph down the autobahn. It’s a beautiful sunny day here. The trees are just starting to bud. An old friend, Greg Baba, formerly of the Atlanta-based band King Johnson, […]