2018 ROCKS! The Company Men Gig…

Posted on Jan 17, 2018 | 0 comments

Hello Peeps!   Well, it’s been such a busy end if 2017 and beginning of 2018, I have neglected anyone that actually checks in to this website (new version of this coming in the summer of 2018, I hope) – and I’m sorry. So, in late December I was offered a great gig with a four man group called The Company Men: The Company Men. A group of four amazing dudes that basically do retro-pop mash-ups. Imagine the Platters and Katy Perry songs put together in one glorious performance moment. With dancing. Lots of dancing. Anyway, I have just returned from L.A. where I learned the shows and in two days I leave because this awesome collection of dudes is headed onto the Norwegian Cruise Lines “Escape” ship. So, I’ll be avoiding all of winter and singing on this ship from Jan 20 – Apr 14. Should be an amazing experience. I am still practicing my fancy dance moves, but all in all, I am ready. Come visit! The ship sails out of Miami! I should be able to start posting gigs about the summer in Italy (yes another one) in mid-March. 2018 rocks!...

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THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR…

Posted on Dec 4, 2017 | 0 comments

Hello World! It’s been a few months since I’ve hopped on here and uttered even one word. Perche? Because when I returned from my summer of making music in Italia with The Downbeat Trio, I had to focus on what…MOOLA! So, I’ve been working at Orange Theory and then briefly at LA Fitness (hated it) in sales. Well, now I’m back, dipping my toes back into music and trying to figure out how to combine my passion for helping others achieve their fitness goals with music. I have been talking about making my EP forever, but I can’t quite seem to find the style and writing partners I desire, so I’m going to have to double down on trying to figure out exactly where I want to go, creating the songs, and then finding someone who gets on board with my ideas. In other words, I realize I need to drive the train from song inspiration all the way to a finished jam. Hook, line, and sinker. As for the fitness, I am realizing that I much prefer working one on one for myself and so I am recommitting to my Fatty Fitness business and looking for some work with private companies to subsidize. It’s a struggle, but I will figure it out. So, that’s where things stand. This will be the first holidays season in 5 years not spent in Europe gigging and it is surreal to just be here, but this is home now and I must figure it out. I. Can. Do. It. I’ll try to get on here and blog more frequently. As a side bar: I wanted to change my website to something more musically modern and bright, but the cost was outta control, so for now, this dark, jazzy site will just have to do. Mad Lurve to...

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Road Trip!

Posted on Sep 5, 2017 | 0 comments

Hey All! Just a quick update from Chicago. After an amazingly gigtastic summer in Italy, I am back in Chicago, but the good news is…The Downbeat Trio has an amazing gig in Boulder, CO at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Saturday, September 16th. We are the headliners…well…and it should be well attended. Super psyched to head to my home town and gig with my sister and Marco Cremeschini! It. Is. On. http://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/boulder/music/...

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JULY 4th – ish!

Posted on Jul 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Ciao Ragazzi! Well…writing from the wonderful Lago di Garda area. So….I’m about half way through this summer journey of gigging all over Northern Italy. So, far, so good. Plenty of gigs both with my sister and with some others and private events that pay well. I’m working on the language, loving the food and generally having an amazing time. The musicians in this area are professional and super fun…your gigs always come with free food and at least a few free drinks. What’s not to like about that? Trying to figure out a way to make this a regular summer thing…hopefully, laying the ground work this summer to prepare for next summer. Anyway, I’ll post a few pics in the next few weeks so that you all can see some of the venues and I love my mic shots. Super. Awesome. Fun. Hope you had a Happy 4th and that all is well in your world. God Bless ‘Merica....

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What Up, Europa!

Posted on Jun 13, 2017 | 0 comments

Hey….so I’ve been in Europe about three weeks now and the gigs are coming fast and furious. A lot of private parties and fancy hotels, but they feed us well and I’m working with all kinds of crazy cats, so it’s all good. Two months to go and every day there’s some new hotel or new event to sing at and spread the music of jazzy, poppy, r and b goodness. I’ll try to be better about the blogging. As you can see from my previous posts, I’m simply not good at it…HOWEVER, I love you, my fans and I want to stay connected, so I will do better. Buona...

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