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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 "running"
Death Valley Trail Marathon: The body is not mechanical. The body is biomechanical.

Death Valley Trail Marathon: The body is not mechanical. The body is biomechanical.

“The body is not mechanical. The body is biomechanical. You don’t wear out like a machine, you break down muscle based on load and then build it back bigger than before. The body adapts,” said the man sitting next to me on the bus. He told me his name was Rob. We were chatting excitedly...
How I shouted down that (inner) critic while performing at a prestigious venue

How I shouted down that (inner) critic while performing at a prestigious venue

I was dancing, sweating, playing guiro and singing back-up, carried on a wave of sound and positive energy. The dance floor surged with happy bodies, the seated audience beamed at the stage packed with musicians. I looked down at the set list taped to the stage in front of my microphone and realized that I’d...