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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 "Time"
The Relevance of Rhythm: Why Drum? by Robert Wallace

The Relevance of Rhythm: Why Drum? by Robert Wallace

A few months back, I wrote a short post, Forget about time and find the rhythm instead. When I opened percussionist and educator Robert Wallace’s newsletter recently, I read this essay and loved how he expanded on my thought from a drummer’s perspective. He also touches on another thought I had on this blog about...
Forget about time and find the rhythm instead

Forget about time and find the rhythm instead

  Time is infinite, ever flowing, on-ungoing. The six-year-old running barefoot at dusk with his mommy wears a watch for the first time. He calls out the time constantly, in time with the innocent slap of his feet on the pavement. He has no concept of measuring time. Yet wearing his big brother’s big blue...