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I'm an Oakland jazz salsa singer-songwriter, fluent in a few languages thanks to my itinerant childhood. Since 2004 I've done more than a dozen studio recordings for my own & other bands. In 2010, I sang on the Grammy-nominated Bien! Bien! In 2011, I made a fan-funded CD, and in 2012 my singing/songwriting was on Pacific Mambo Orchestra's debut CD. In 2013, we won a Grammy!

Posts tagged "business"
Covering #ASCAPEXPO in Hollywood! Gonna meet Bill Withers!

Covering #ASCAPEXPO in Hollywood! Gonna meet Bill Withers!

This is where being a musician AND a writer comes in handy! Got my press pass to cover #ASCAPEXPO! Stay tuned, and read on for more information about the upcoming conference! Highlights: Aloe Blacc to Interview Legendary Bill Withers! Chart-topping Songwriters and Composers Added to 3-Day Lineup Include Grizzy Bear’s Chris Taylor, Toby Gad, William Larsen,...
For artists only: Lies your day job tells you

For artists only: Lies your day job tells you

I was feeling very San Francisco, frighteningly SoHo, awfully hipsterish. The multi-act show was packed, the fashionable audience sat in rapt attention. An aerialist was suspended above the band at one point. Later, a singer-songwriter told stories while a slide show splashed art up on the stage backdrop. I’d been hired to perform with one...
Taming Music's Long Tail

Taming Music’s Long Tail

In “Dear musicians: beware, the social construct is shifting again,” Dave Allen issues a call to arms: “I’ve often discussed how disruptive the Internet has been to business and culture, so much so that it’s become a “keep moving folks, nothing to see here” moment. And yet I’m always amazed at how quickly things really...