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Now this was a cool backdrop. Boston 2018 .

Strumming Into the Void - Joshua Tree, CA

June 17, 2008 - Acknowledged by one of the great minds of our time (certainly smart enough to know when to use a Dylan allusion...)

Where there's smoke there's Flaming Telepaths...March 2014


Z-Trane Electric Band, Mystic Theater, Petaluma May 2009
(Lee Haddad-keys, Evan Monroe-drums, Fritz Mueller- bass)

Z-Trane in dramatic mode, Fort Mason, SF August 2011

Looking Dylan-esque at the Hotel Utah Saloon, SF January 2018

"Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angels' hierarchies?"- Rilke
SF Exploratorium 2013

San Rafael, August 2018

Concord, September 2018

Concord, September 2018

View from the front - a priest rocks the guest cowbell on Halloween, SF 2014

Z-Trane in Hayward, December 2017

The cool low angle shot with Tim Romain on bass, 2018

O happy day - Z-Trane rocks Fort Mason July 2011

"Born Under a Bad Sign "- complete with Albert King shirt...SF 2013

Flaming Telepaths in SF, 3/22/13

"Collaboration Music and Dance" at the beautiful (if un-rock and roll) Cowell Theater in SF - dancer is the inimitable Tom Mayock

This one was on the cover of the program
And someone remarked "I didn't know Thom Yorke played with Carlos Santana"

Z-Trane as a 5-piece with 3 vocals and violin, May 2018

Samri rocks the vocals on our version of Volunteers - which Jefferson Airplane called "killer" when they posted it on their website

Jeff Zittrain Band, SF, April 2012

JZ Band, Kind of Blue - SF, April 2012

Z-Trane 2010

"The Good"

Getting down at Giordano Bros. with Eric Schultz on sax...
North Beach, SF Jan. 2011

Introspective with Ganesh, Livermore Aug. 2010

Flaming Telepaths video shoot, Feb. 2011


Rob Rothfarb on bass and JZ power the Telepaths...

"Your light comes shinin' down, turning my whole world blue..."

6th Annual Bob Dylan Tribute, SF May 2012

JZ Band w/ Sparky Grinstead at the Dylan Tribute, SF May 2012

Flaming Telepaths video April 2012

Good times with JZ Band, Oct. 2012

"You gotta play your harp until your lips bleed..."
Connecticut Yankee, SF, Aug. 09

Monterey 12/4/09

Flaming Telepaths promo shot 2009

"The Good, the Beard, and the Trekkie"
Telepaths on Halloween, Berkeley 10/30/10

(Couldn't sing with the extra prop you see here - it was close cigar)

The gunslingin' continues...

Z-Trane in full Halloween Regalia, 10/31/09

A nice, moody b/w shot for the artsy types...

Telepaths rock "Slaughter by the Water" 2012

Melne gets down on the special guest cowbell, Dec. 2015

Telepaths hit a peak at the Starry Plough 2015

Creativity is not confined to one axe...

(Now this looks more like a rock and roll club...)
It's all in the strum: Oakland, CA, circa 2001

Dec. 2015 - Getting into the Stones vibe (stage attire included) to sit in with Chick Jagger...

Hanging with one of my high school heroes - Buck Dharma from Blue Oyster Cult...!
(Alternate caption: Buck Dharma meets Flaming Telepaths/Z-Trane guitarist Jeff Zittrain!)

Reconnecting with the great Tanya Donelly of Belly/Throwing Muses fame

Telepaths with the super-genius behind BOC - and my friend - the late great Sandy Pearlman

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