You’re My Inspiration

You’re My Inspiration, featuring the great Tony Lindsay on vocals, is about how a relationship with the right person can inspire you to new heights. The song is climbing up the charts right…


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Live Every Moment

Live Every Moment is a song about appreciating what we have right now in front of us. It’s so easy to get caught up in worrying about the future, fretting about the past. This is about being…


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Funk Improv Jam

It’s always interesting, when you get tossed into a session with other musicians, to see how the chemistry between everyone works. This session, put together by artist and music host Peter…


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I Think I’ll Call It Morning

One of my all-time musical heroes is Gil Scott-Heron. His songs were socially conscious, his vibe so honest and heartfelt. His music was a big part of the soundtrack to my life. I found this song on…


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Balcony Concert – What’s Goin’ On?

“Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. It is impractical because it is a descending spiral ending in destruction for all. It is immoral because it seeks…


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Balcony Concert – You Don’t Know Me

Hearing Ray Charles sing this is an out-of-body experience for me…truly breathtaking. I put my own spin on it here for the Balcony Concert. So fun entertaining the folks around me –…


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Secrets

Here’s my new song, Secrets. It started with a funky, slow R&B groove. Then I got the crazy idea that I should sing on it. I was a big fan of Roger and Zapp back in the day, so I wanted to…


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Balcony Concert – Like an Old Cigarette

A Tango on the Balcony. Kurt Ribak writes the most amazing songs…you hear them once and they stay with you for a long time. This is one of my favorites, and it was a huge hit on the balcony.…


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Balcony Concert – Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! This is dedicated to my mother. She grew up in Trinidad, and she loves calypso music. When I was in high school, my band director told me to listen to Sonny Rollins. Mind…


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Balcony Concert – What a Wonderful World

What a Wonderful World. Entertaining the neighbors – Before all this social distancing, I played in senior homes nearly every week with an amazing group of folks called The Therapists.…


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Live Every Moment (feat. Tony Lindsay)

Appreciating the here and now. The new song, Live Every Moment, is out! It features my favorite Bay Area singer Tony Lindsay on vocals, and lots of horns c/o yours truly and my writing partner in…


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Balcony Concert – Body and Soul

Body and Soul. I used to play in a senior home, and one of the residents would always ask me to play this song. It was her and her husband’s song, and it always brought a little tear to her…


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Balcony Concert – My Romance

The Balcony Concerts. Social Distancing forces us to find creative ways of connecting with our friends, our neighbors. I started doing a series of Balcony Concerts two or three times a week to…


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Brazilian Love Theme

The Sensuous Sound. I’ve always loved the sensuous, tropical sounds of Jobim and Getz, Caetano Veloso, Carlinos Brown… With this track I’ve brought in that vibe and feel to create…


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Balcony Concert – Bye Bye Blackbird

The Balcony Concerts. Social Distancing forces us to find creative ways of connecting with our friends, our neighbors. I started doing a series of Balcony Concerts two or three times a week to…


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Partner In Time

Music dedicated to times like these. This is more of my new project – just calling it “Homework” for now 😁 Partner In Time is dedicated to my partner, Julie Ann, who’s making…


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Sparky Bunny

A pre-release Easter/Passover gift I’ve just finished a new song, and since there’s a bunny in the title, I thought it fitting to send out a pre-release gift to celebrate Easter and…


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Ruby

My Latest Project – Homework. I’m working on a new project – just calling it “Homework” for now 😁 The first track I’ve completed is “Ruby”, named…


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Yoga Playlist

Yoga and music. One of the great joys of teaching yoga is creating the environment for the students to have a wonderful experience. For me a big part of this is in making a playlist that encourages…


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Prince demo – I Feel For You

How it all starts. As a songwriter and producer, I’m always so curious about how a song starts it’s life. Every songwriter has their own way of bringing together the music, the words and…


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Ibrahim Maalouf

Curated Music. I love sharing musical discoveries. There is so much amazing music, I have a difficult time knowing where to start. But it’s always fun for me when someone recommends something.…


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Grateful

Gratitude. “Thank you” is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding. Alice Walker It feels fitting…


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