June 8, 2019
Comments Off on Genius Loci Mixtape: coming soon!
I am very excited to be putting the finishing touches on my new recording, Genius Loci Mixtape, scheduled for release September 20, 2019. Genius Loci Mixtape is a collection of songs, the first in a series of several, that I’ve … Continue reading
April 6, 2017
Comments Off on Words or music; chicken or egg?
It’s like the chicken or the egg question: which comes first, the music or the words? I’m happy to write songs in either order, words first or music first. When the words come first I like to tease out a … Continue reading
May 25, 2016
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As a very young singer, travelling with my family in southern Spain, I developed a habit of listening to and singing along with flamenco music. To this day I still warm up my voice and practice by singing flamenco in … Continue reading
January 4, 2016
Comments Off on Missing Paul Bley
I’m missing Paul Bley today, after learning of his passing yesterday, January 3, 2016. It’s impossible to imagine there won’t be more rich and humorous encounters with the great jazz master. I consider it great luck to have been able to … Continue reading
December 19, 2015
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We recorded the album Jeannettically Modified Christmas Songs after several years of great Christmas party gigs. Every December we’d hike up to the top of a skyscraper overlooking the financial district in Toronto, swig martinis, wolf down sushi and … Continue reading