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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 "opinion"
My top 11 takeaways from #NAMM 2018

My top 11 takeaways from #NAMM 2018

Here are my top 11 takeaways from #NAMM 2018: #1 There’s a lot of money in the music business. But finding it, like hunting Pokemon, can be hazardous. Just know that it’s there, and don’t be desperate. #2 The Bay Area is a hotbed of talent, but LA has skillz. #3 Synth and electronic music...
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...