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
November 23, 2018
Comments Off on Jazzgrrl protests: nice for what?
After I first stepped out to sing jazz songs in public at the tender age of twelve, I was greeted with applause and then, a day later, an obscene phone call. I can see that moment so clearly still, the … Continue reading
October 11, 2018
Comments Off on Inspiration in Spain
I remember sitting on the balcony with a view overlooking the Mediterranean, filled with dolphins, with our little pet goldfinch singing in a cage near me, trying to decide when to dash downstairs to steal a stalk of sugarcane from … Continue reading
June 4, 2018
Comments Off on Why I sing free jazz
Let me explain why I sing free jazz or melodic poetry or improvised music. It’s a long, circular kind of story. I was a little girl in love with princesses when I saw Julie London sing Cry Me A River in … Continue reading