I have been labeled as a singer, pianist, songwriter, teacher and performer. All of these labels are technically accurate, but I consider being a musician, above everything else, far more important in terms of who I am. Singers are a dime a dozen, and I would like to think I am worth much more than a dime. Maybe even a whole dollar! (*Insert sarcasm — clarification for those who think I'm crazy*)
Even though jazz and soul are where my true passions lie, I've performed anything from jazz standards to Billy Joel to ACDC, as well as kitschy songs like "Psycho Killer," "It's Raining Men," "Devil Went Down to Georgia," and much, much more. I've performed solo, in a dueling piano duo, and in several combo and band formations — playing a wide variety of music.
5/6/19: But Does it Bring You Joy? I have finally reached the age where cancelling plans feels so good. Scrap that. It feels incredible — like an instant wave of relief washing over you. When you have very limited time off, you find yourself grasping for little pockets of time that you can take back. Read More