Berklee Valencia

August 3, 2023

  In mid-July I had the opportunity to teach in Spain at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain. It was my first trip there, and I was excited about going there and also a little worried about the heat and humidity (which, it turns out, was about as bad as NYC and Boston were concurrently). Not […]

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Hello, Old Friend

September 29, 2022

In 1995 I bought a Klein Electric Guitar from Lorenzo German, who was building them at the time. It was the perfect guitar for me: small, with a great sound. It became a huge part of my identity and I recorded and toured with it quite a bit. It also features prominently in one of […]

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My Residency at the “Jazz Church” in July 2022

July 3, 2022

This month I’ll be providing musical accompaniment at the Sunday afternoon Jazz Vespers services at St. Peter’s in midtown Manhattan. These hour-long services take place on Sundays at 5 p.m. (July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31). If you’re out of town, you can watch the services on YouTube here: and more information […]

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Another COVID Casualty

December 19, 2021

UGH UGH UGH. Today’s concert with my group Lioness™ has been canceled due to COVID. Can’t believe it’s been almost two years since this started. Can’t believe we’re still dealing with this. Stay safe, everyone.    

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The 20th Anniversary of the am4

November 7, 2021

My very first NYC quartet turns 20 this year. On September 11, 2001, we all know the world changed. One of my responses to the attacks of September 11 was to do what Leonard Bernstein says one must do when something violent and horrific happens: “This will be our reply to violence: to make music more […]

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442 Days.

May 3, 2021

On Saturday, May 29, at 3 p.m., I will have my first public performance since March 12, 2020, when NYC shut down because of the pandemic. It will have been 442 days since I played a gig in public. I’ve been fortunate in that I was able to play four times during the pandemic: once […]

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Three Words for 2021 and Five Good Things from 2020

January 23, 2021

Yes, January is half over, so I’m a little behind, but here it is, my three words for 2021. Since at least 2016 (that’s as far back as my records go), instead of making New Years’ Resolutions (which, let’s face it, never really stick unless you’re some kind of superhuman). So here we go: Precision […]

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Online Concert!

October 15, 2020

Finally – a gig! Well, sort of… On Sunday, October 18, 2020 my Glitter Quartet will be performing on YouTube as part of the Lioness: Women in Jazz Concert Series that is being hosted by Flushing Town Hall and Convergence Arts. We recorded our tunes at Euphoria Studios in NYC on September 27. Euphoria is […]

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March 29, 2020

How are you? Are you safe and healthy? I hope so. It’s Day 17 of my self-quarantine. Having Multiple Sclerosis and being on all sorts of medication for it, I have the dreaded “compromised immune system” so I am home. But home is not so bad: I have my husband here, and my cats, and […]

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