At Muse on 8th Tonight!

For the last couple months I've been on a songwriting jag. Doing a lot of writing with and for other artists for film/TV and commercials. It's very exciting and I hope to have news I can share about it soon…

On TV Tonight!

I'm excited to be "On TV" Tonight! "Wild For You," a song I co-wrote with Sleep Machine and Athena Marie will be in the season finale of Heartbeat on NBC. I'm looking forward to watching the show! Check the band…

Prince--A remembrance

Prince's music was the soundtrack to our lives when I first lived in San Francisco. I remember getting up in the morning and starting off the day with Prince on the stereo. I never saw him perform live. There was…

Bucket-List Life News

Since my last post, February and March were a whirlwind of shows, conferences, co-writes, and studio sessions. And suddenly it is April. I hope you're enjoying Spring. Here in L.A., after a month of unseasonably cool weather, it was 91…

Your Biggest Regret?

I have to share this inspiring video. A must-see reminder that our biggest regrets are often the things we Don't do--chances not taken, words not spoken, actions not taken. I know that's true for me. http://aplus.com/a/clean-slate-blackboard-experiment

Another Song I Co-Wrote is on TV Tonight!

Yes! Another placement! 2016 is off to a great start. "Sorry I'm Not Sorry" A song I co-wrote with the rock band Sleep Machine and fellow songwriter Athena Marie Byrne is  playing tonight on The Fosters on FreeForm (formerly ABC…

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LA Music Critic Award Nominations

I'm honored to be nominated in two categories for the LA Music Critic Awards!!! 
Best CD Female; and Best Pop/Rock Female Artist.
Let your voice be heard and vote for me by putting my name in the comments on the…

Looking Back to Look Forward


It's early in the new year. I'm still getting used to writing/typing 2016. The holidays are over, and the calendar says it's time to "get back to it." But every year, I like to stretch things out a little, and…

Gospel-Jazz Roots Run Deep

It was an amazing night last night, joining the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir on stage for their 30th Anniversary concert at the Paramount Theater. Revisiting my gospel-jazz roots, singing and sharing the stage with my OIGC choir family, and sharing…

Thanksgiving Gratitude

"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a…

Food for Thought: What You Think You Become

Food for thought for a Thursday afternoon: I'm on day 8 of the 21-day meditation series with Deepak Chopra and Oprah. The series revolves around the power of belief, and posits that we become what we believe. (A scary thought…