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We're heading back to Weights and Measures Soundlab in January 2019 to record my sixth album of original music. Can't wait to see the new songs come to life and share the ride with you! "To the Girl" will be released at Knuckleheads on Thursday, April 11th. Stay tuned for updates and ways you can get involved...

 

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Note By Note: O Sorrow | No. 3 | 11.9.18 

Bittersweetness 

Snow began falling on our drive home from Des Moines yesterday afternoon. As Linda and I re-lived the delight of the two workshops I led at Mercy Medical Center, Linda’s cell phone rang. During a routine teeth cleaning, our vet had discovered a tumor in our beloved dog, Charlie Bear’s, spleen. 

And just like that life changed. It was decided to remove Charlie’s tumor and then make a determination. The snow picked up steam as we drove on. Hoping against hope to make it to the vet’s office in time to see him alive, we waited for the next call. Ten minutes away from the office, we learned that Charlie’s heart had stopped during the surgery, and it would not start again a second time. The great, big heart of our lab/Great Pyrenees mix was now silent. read more

 

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Will You Stand with Me starts with the truth that “Anyone can take the wheel when the see is calm and the coast is clear.” But who do we become when the “sea gets rough and the chips are down and the gig is up”? This is a song of gratitude for those who stand with us and a song of challenge that we might stay strong as we accompany each other in difficult days.

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Events

Date Event Location
The Mark Concert Series - Joy Zimmerman & Jimmy Dykes The Mark Peace and Hope Lutheran Church, Kansas City, MO The Mark Peace and Hope Lutheran Church, Kansas City, MO
Turning Point - Family Resilience Day Turning Point, Kansas City, MO Turning Point, Kansas City, MO
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman, John Brandsgard and Nicholas Sloan The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO
 —  — SACC Worship Music Saint Andrew Christian Church, Olathe, KS Saint Andrew Christian Church, Olathe, KS
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman and Nicholas Sloan  
 —  — Private event - Jimmy Dykes and Joy Zimmerman  
 —  — The Sip, Chillicothe, MO - Joy Zimmerman The Sip, Chillicothe The Sip, Chillicothe
 —  — Turning Point - Family Holiday Music Turning Point, Kansas City, MO Turning Point, Kansas City, MO
Crossroads Hospice - Service of Remembrance Crossroads Hospice Crossroads Hospice
 —  — SMMC - Infant Loss Candle Lighting Service SMMC, Overland Park, Kansas SMMC, Overland Park, Kansas
Lenexa Public Market: Holiday Market - Joy Zimmerman  
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman, John Brandsgard and Nicholas Sloan The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO
 —  — MS Achievement Center - Holiday Music Concert MS Achievement Center, Kansas City, KS MS Achievement Center, Kansas City, KS
 —  — Turning Point - Holiday Concert Turning Point, Kansas City, MO Turning Point, Kansas City, MO
 —  — MS Achievement Center - Holiday Concert MS Achievement Center, Kansas City, KS MS Achievement Center, Kansas City, KS
 —  — SACC Service of Remembrance - Joy Zimmerman  
 —  — MS Achievement Center - Holiday Concert MS Achievement Center , Kansas City, KS MS Achievement Center , Kansas City, KS
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman and Nicholas Sloan The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman, John Brandsgard and Nicholas Sloan The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman and John Brandsgard The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO