I’m ready!

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. ~Buddhist proverb. I have been trying to minimize the clutter in my home for as long as I can remember. I’ve read dozens of books on the subject, watch countless hours of television, and made numerous attempts to get rid of unused, unneeded items in my house. […]

Album Review: BEAUTIFUL JOURNEY by Brenda Warren

Music has been a lifelong passion for pianist Brenda Warren, who began studying classical piano at an early age and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music at San Francisco State University. An accomplished composer, she has written an award nominated musical, scored documentary films, had song placements in film and television, and recorded […]

New singles and sheet music, concert announcement, and MORE!!!

We’re just one short week into the New Year and I already have so much exciting news to share! 1. As many of you know, I created two compositions intended for Seashells in My Pocket that ended up being left off the album. Flamingo Walk and Rainforest Monkeys are crowd favorites, but their lighthearted, humorous […]

Happy New Year!

Although I’m not one to make New Year’s resolutions, I do believe that the end of each calendar year is a good time to reflect on the events of the previous twelve months and set goals for the 365 days ahead. 2018 was an AMAZING year. I attended my very first Whisperings artist gathering in […]

Album Review: THE LONG GOODBYE by John Paris

Inspired by his own personal experiences as a caretaker for his wife, who suffers from dementia, The Long Goodbye is composer and pianist John Paris’s intensely personal and excruciatingly beautiful musical tribute to caregivers everywhere. As he searched for ways to keep his beloved companion’s life as peaceful as possible, melodies occurred to him; these […]

Spotify: 2018 Wrapped

Thanks to the support of friends and fans, my music was streamed by 1000 fans in 53 countries in 2018. At the conclusion of my first full year as a solo piano artist, I couldn’t be more pleased! If you aren’t already following me on Spotify, click HERE. I am already looking forward to 2019 […]

Album Review: BEYOND MEASURES AND TIME by Steve Rivera

Beyond Measures and Time is solo pianist Steve Rivera’s second release. Like his critically acclaimed debut album Dividing the Darkness, it was recorded at the legendary Imaginary Roads Studios and produced by Will Ackerman. The remarkable cover art (concept by Steve Rivera, photography by Scott Shelly, design and layout by Matt Strieby of Newleaf Design) […]

Album Review: CELTIQUE by Doug Hammer

Celtique, Doug Hammer’s twelfth release, tells the story of a fisherman: a day in his life from daybreak to twilight. Inspired by his love of Celtic music as well as places and cultures he has experienced, Doug Hammer has created a masterpiece. Celtique begins and ends with the title track “like an unbroken, sacred circle.” […]

ON THE OTHER SIDE by Cathy Oakes

On the Other Side is composer and solo pianist Cathy Oakes’ fourth release and her first venture into the world of orchestration. Five years in the making, it is imbued with all the emotion, passion and reverence born of the myriad of life experiences that took place over the course of that time. It is, in […]