“No person has the right to rain on your dreams.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. An old memory recently haunted me. I recall being a child, standing in the driveway of my parents’ house with my father. A man that many held in high esteem had come to pay a visit. I can still remember […]
So several weeks ago, I challenged my students at SCF to a 6 week practicing challenge and told them I’d be posting my results each week. Well, after week 4, I stopped posting my results because my own participation in the challenge got derailed! I got hit with what the doctor called a stomach “bug.” […]
Tuesday, November 29 marks the electronic release of my holiday recording with pianist Lurray Myers, “It’s for You….for Christmas.” While the album releases today on CDBaby, Amazon and iTunes, a limited number of physical copies of the CD are in production as well. I wrote these notes for the CD insert and thought I would […]
Coming soon: a collection of 7 songs for the holidays! Further details to come!
Thursday night was about recording. This Tuesday night was about mixing. Luckily, Matt, the recording engineer is an expert and I get to be along for the ride! I have a CD in my hands and we’ll each listen and make final adjustments if needed ahead of mastering. Step two nearly complete. 🙂 Sweet Christmas […]
YAY. I am happy, happy, happy. I am just back from a very productive evening with my friends and colleagues at Burnt Orange Sound Studio. I went to record a project with pianist Lurray Myers and recording engineer Matt DeSear. This is the third project that we have all worked on together. I recorded […]
Last week, I found myself in front of a crowd inside Selby Auditorium at the University of South Florida. I was invited to be a guest speaker on a career panel put on by UnidosNow, a local organization that advocates on behalf of the Latino community. The young people who were present are enrolled in […]