I was named after a hitchhiker. What’s your story?

I was named after a hitchhiker. What’s your story?

Yes, that’s true. His name was Kip Gentry and my parents, Bill and Nancy, picked him up in a blizzard before I was born somewhere between Nebraska and Wyoming in their Volkswagen van called Bilbo Baggins. Thankfully, I wasn’t named Kip because...
Everything is possible.

Everything is possible.

That’s me laying on a piano bench several years ago, putting it together in my head. Making albums and performing and doing more of it. Later, I burned out, made more music, burned out again, kept the wheel going. I climbed, soared, dove, crashed, burned,...
Creating is what it is to be human.

Creating is what it is to be human.

You are a storyteller. We all are. It’s what makes us human beings. It began thousands of years ago, communicating with symbols and sounds. We told our stories as autobiographies and mythologies, using our voices, paint, and drums. Now our creative mediums have...