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Hiatus No More - May 5, 2014

I've discovered that having twins keeps you quite busy, leaving little or no time for music (besides lullabies)!  After a couple shows over the last few months though, I'm now starting to get back into the music world, and am…
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A Night of Music @ 1927 American Bistro

I can't get enough of Detroit Music!  There are so many talented musicians in this city, and the music scene continues to pick up, year after year.  Tonight, I went to 1927 American Bistro for the first time and had…
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Learning Portuguese through song

Lately, I've been given the pleasant task of learning some Brazilian jazz tunes to sing with my friend/Brazilian jazz guitarist, Anthony Lanni.  His original songs are in English so those are easy enough to learn, but most of the songs…
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HAPPY WORLD MUSIC DAY!

Today is World Music Day. My kinda day! Music is such an important part of my life. I grew up with it in my home, singing and playing the piano with my family. To this day, one of my favorite…
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My trip to Italy, MI

To celebrate our five year anniversary, my husband surprised me with a wonderful dinner prepared by a personal chef in our home, as well as an accordion player, all while sitting by the pond, reminiscent of our honeymoon in Italy…
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June 23, 2012 show added

I'll be singing/playing with Lolita's Way on Saturday, June 23rd at Bean & Leaf Cafe in downtown Royal Oak, MI @ 7-10pm. See the SHOWS page for further details. Come on out for a fun summer night!
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Jazz & Vino in harmony

As promised, I have now uploaded a new video of both of my Basenjis singing in harmony.  This is how I pass the time at home when I'm bored.  It's great entertainment!  Click on the link to see the video: …
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Clowin' around in the D

Last night was spectacular!  I started the evening off having dinner with my husband at Angelina's on Broadway (Detroit).  http://www.angelinadetroit.com/  The gnocchi and the NY strip steak were excellent!  We've always had a good experience at Angelina's.  People were dressed…
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5.18.12 show

Gearing up for this Friday's show! We may have a special guest joining us as well, and we will be performing a few new songs. This is a "no cover" show, so hope you can stop by. Bring the kids…
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Singing w/ Toty Viola

Hung out at Lino's Italian Restaurant last night for an after dinner drink and dessert.  The great jazz guitarist, Toty Viola, happened to be performing.  He called me up to sing a few songs.  Very fun!  It's always a pleasure…
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Howlin' Jazz

My dog, Jazz, loves music, as most Basenjis do.  As I was writing this instrumental, called "Little Groove," Jazz started howling, or yodeling.  Ever since then, he sang every time I played this song, and only this song.  (click on…