New Piano Clarinet Musette available for download

This heart-warming instrumental piece features a dance between piano and clarinet. Like a great big sigh at the end of a beautiful day, it makes a sweet ending. I wrote it a few years ago and I’ve just gotten around to publishing it on my website. Join my email list to be notified of my next upcoming release and for…

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New Download Available: Elephant Gathering Ambient Loop

This track lives in the “ambient” genre – makes great background music for a radio show, podcast, or just easy listening. Enjoy! Join my email list to receive special offers in your inbox and receive a free MP3! May you be safe. May you have mental peace. May you have physical peace. And may you live with the ease of…

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New Album Update

As we move into the Holidays, I am excited to be moving forward with the new album. All the elements are coming together in such beautiful ways. I’m excited that Christopher Krotky-Chavez at Studios7G in Fairfax, CA will be mixing my tracks. He’s a very skilled ProTools engineer and also brings his creative ideas to the project. And the very…

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Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen available for download

“Well I’ve heard that there’s a secret chord that David played and it pleased the Lord, but you don’t really care for music, do ya?” Download my version of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” http://bit.ly/HallelujahHallelujah

Summer 2013 Gig Schedule

I’ll be playing at these Nevada County events this summer: Solstice Party at Casa de AnyaDevi (private party) – June 21st Grass Valley Downtown Association’s Thursday night markets – July 25th and September 19th First Friday Art Walk Nevada City – July 5th Matteo’s Public – 8/14, 8/28, 9/11, 9/25, 10/5, 10/25 California Organics – 8/30 See the Full Event Calendar for all…

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California Organics Market

Live at California Organics Restaurant

Come on down to Nevada City’s finest organic restaurant for yummy eats, smooothies, beer/wine, oh yeah, and music! Friday, June 7th from 6:30-8:30pm. RSVP on Facebook

Lyrics to “Right Here Now”

Sometimes she speaks without making a sound. Sometimes she screams so loud it shakes the clouds. Oh, but she’s right here now. Sometimes I feel like a ghost in this town. Sometimes I feel like an angel flying around. Oh, but I’m right here now. Sometimes he floats away from the light. Sometimes he shines like a star in the…

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Right Here Now available for download

I’ve released “Right Here Now” as an exclusive download available only at my website. The track was recorded at SunSound Studios by Michael Logue. Michael Logue also played rhythm and lead electric guitars and sang backup vocals. Ivan Scheumack played drums and Jared May played the electric bass. I composed the song, played keys, sang the lead vocal and mixed…

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Spring 2013 Update

It feels good to have a couple of live gigs coming up. Thanks to music promoter and KDVS Davis DJ Karen Carchidi, I’ll be filling in for Juliet Gorbert at California Organics restaurant on Friday May 24th at 6:30pm. I’ll also be playing a short set at Anya Devi‘s Solstice party on June 21st. Both events are in Nevada City, CA. I gave my…

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Jared May

Jared May tracking bass

Jared May tracked on a bunch of my songs recently at SunSound Studios. He always amazes me with the variety of styles he plays and the ease with which he picks up new material. Thanks Jared! The tracks sound really stellar so far.

Photos from Sacred Dance Circle Workshop and Concert

Sacred Dance Circle and Concert

Happy 2013! I’m pleased to announce I am returning to the live music scene with a sacred music event in Penn Valley, CA. The Workshop and Concert will happen on February 9th at Dragonfly Yoga Studio. Please RSVP on Facebook if you are planning to attend. Robert will be leading the dance circle and I will be opening the concert with…

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Studio Session with Mark McCartney

Here is some “footie from the sesh” recorded on May 7th at SunSound Studios with Michael Logue on the board & Mark McCartney on drums. Mark tracked on “Hammer and the Chimes,” “Whirlwind Girl,” and “Movin’ On.”  Special thanks to Mark’s wife, Lesli Schwartz for assisting with Bridget-care! 🙂 I can’t wait to hear the new mixes! Here is a…

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Mark McCartney in the house

I’m excited to bring Mark McCartney into the studio to track on drums – Mark has played live with me at the Whirlwind Girl CD Release and at Lake Tahoe Green Fest. Mark brings a sophistication to the music that comes from 40 years of experience playing with bands such as Shana Morrison, Perry Mills Project, Claddagh, Paul Kamm and…

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Whirlwind Girl is being ReReleased

Before I start my next full album project, there are some adjustments I’m making to some of my tracks from Whirlwind Girl (2008). Stay tuned to my blog and/or my email list for new versions as I release them and please comment if you would like to share your thoughts about the changes I have made. This music is for…

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Women’s Writing Salon: details

This Saturday, September 11 starting at 4pm, I have the honor of sharing 3 of my original songs with the Women’s Writing Salon at Sierra Mountain Coffee Roasters in Grass Valley, CA. Here is the order of readers and our bios: 1. Catherine Scholz 2. Ann Keeling 3. Christine Irving 4. Jan Fishler 5. Kirsten Casey 6. Ronnie Paul BIO’S…

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New ambient/chill groove: Elephant Gathering

I’ve started composing in a new genre of ambient dance tracks.� Here is a preview sample of the first fourth of the whole track.� When I finish it, I will release it for sale as a download. [audio:ElephantGatheringSample8.30.10.mp3] This is my second project called “Elephant Gathering” (the first was “You Are Loved,” still due to be fully released). This track…

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Upcoming solo performance: Women’s Writing Salon

My next solo appearance will be at the Women’s Writing Salon in Grass Valley, CA on Saturday, September 11th (re-imagining this date in our history). I will be performing Last Long, Blue Day, Carol Ann (a new upcoming release!) and Whirlwind Girl. Then I will take a break to bring a new piece of human-life-music into our world around October…

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