Tag Archives: records

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 – Did it used to be more fun?

Listening to music has always been a part of my life. I’ve listened to learn, to have fun, to set the mood, to dance, to remember better times, even to stop a panic attack while riding the PATH train. In … 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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Music Monday: Erroll Garner!

Now that I’m home from touring, I thought I would take the opportunity to share some of the things that inspire me and have influenced me over the years. I’ll discuss books, people, places, and of course MUSIC. Since today … Continue reading

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