Global Music Foundation Concerts

 

Last month I had a wonderful time performing my first virtual concert for the Global Music Foundation. Pianist Molly Flannery, bassist Bill McCormack and I got together to rehearse the day before and had so much fun being interviewed in…

Election Day Music 

 

I've got some big news: I can finally say my next Album is in the works! For the last few months I've been working with guitarist Steven Kirby, bassist Mark Poniatowski, pianist John Funkhouser and drummer Mike Connors on some…

My TV Debut!

After testing the waters in the live storytelling arena with Massmouth, I was also given the opportunity to share a different story on stage. But not just any stage - THE stage: Stories From The Stage, that is! I am…

The Big Mouth Off!!

In November of 2018 I went to my very first Massmouth Story Slam, and decided to go for it. I got up, told a story, and bam! I WON Audience Choice Award for that evening!! I was immediately entered in…

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How The Time Passes

Much. Time. Passed...Since I wrote my last blog entry. No matter, things have been a mite busy for me these past few years. Amidst the craziness of life with two tween/teen kids, single motherhood has forced me to hone my…

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Fall Frenzy

As my performance dates seem to be multiplying like bunnies you'll need to hold on tight and fasten your seatbelts as we're in for a bit of a ride this Fall. I'll be hitting several of my regular spots, such…

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50 Gigs And Counting!

After starting to perform with my trio in April 2014 I have had 56 gigs to date and counting. Many musicians play much more than that, but for me this number is astounding because it means I am finally living…

Beauty and Wonder

For those not living near me in Boston it is difficult to convey how treacherous and unprecidented the snowfall has been this winter. We are well past the denial phase, having accepted our new way of life tunneling around town…

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A Happy New Year To Be Grateful For

A new year and so much synchronicity already.  Things just feel like they are clicking. I am excited for this year ahead, but mostly grateful for all the musicians in my life who have become true friends.  It feels so…

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WICN Annual Holiday Show

WICN had their 10th annual Holiday Show this past December and I was in the lineup!  I felt quite special indeed to be among the extremely talented group of singers and musicians who all came down to the studios for…

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Back To My Roots

After the hardest and most stressful drive getting to a gig due to unheard of traffic between Boston and New Haven, Derek and I arrived at Cafe Nine frazzled and dazed but excited to play in our home town for…

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Interview With Tyra Penn of WCUW's Big Jazz Umbrella

I did not know what to expect arriving late at night at WCUW's Worcester, MA studios, but I was welcomed warmly by WCUW's Big Jazz Umbrella host Tyra Penn. We had a lovely chat on the air about my CD…