Tag Archives: albums

“Change Partners” CD Release Party & Dedication to Frank Wess

Thanks to everyone who came to Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola last week to celebrate the release of my new album, ‘Change Partners‘. It was so nice to see so many friendly faces in the audience; I am so flattered that … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Jay McShann & the Kansas City Sound

There are some Jazz musicians who are not fully represented by their recordings alone. These musicians have qualities when you see them live that cannot be transferred to a recorded medium. I don’t mean that they have an engaging stage … Continue reading

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Are full-length albums DEAD?!

As I prepare to record my fifth album, I am faced with the usual question: What’s the theme / concept? YOU MUST HAVE A THEME!!! If you have any of my albums, you probably already know none of them have … Continue reading

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Listening to Music…My Favorite Albums….

In honor of #ThrowbackThursday I want to share with you the 10 records that most influenced my playing (in no particular order). I’ve linked each title to the album on Amazon for convenience. 1) Erroll Garner  “The Original Misty” : I’ve … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Dinah Washington

Last week for #MusicMonday I wrote about one of my favorite pianists, Erroll Garner, and today I thought I would tell you about my main vocal influence: Dinah Washington. People love to tell me who I sound like, who they “hear” … Continue reading

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