Fish Taco Friday: Bajo Sexto Taco

Last weekend I attended the CD Baby DIY Conference at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. After a busy morning of workshops on Friday, I hit the taqueria tucked inside the hotel for lunch. I wasn’t super hungry, so I made a meal of just one Baja fish taco with a side of Mexican street […]

Album Review: Beautiful You by Matthew Mayer

Matthew Mayer started playing the piano at the age of twelve and self-published his first album when he was twenty. With eleven albums to his credit already, Mayer is also the owner and founder of the immensely popular SoloPiano.com platform and on August 31, 2018, he will release his twelfth album, “Beautiful You.” This captivating […]

Pam Asberry & Neil Patton LIVE in concert!

In less than two weeks, I will be performing with Neil Patton and our special guest Allie Heard at PianoWorks in Duluth, Georgia. Please join us for a delightful evening of solo piano and storytelling, as we share our original works for piano and the stories behind them in a performance full of humor, heart, […]

Album Review: Sunset Breeze by Lynn Yew Evers

Lynn Yew Evers’ latest release, Sunset Breeze, is a sumptuous blend of joy and sorrow, optimism and regret, exuberance and melancholy. Evers’ polish and artistry as a performer are the result of many years of classical training but her original compositions are both contemporary and accessible. A native of Malaysia, Evers began her musical adventures […]

Mission accomplished!

My long-anticipated week in Sedona was all that I hoped it would be, and more. Last Monday Pinky and I boarded a Southwest Airlines jet, flew from Atlanta to Phoenix, rented a car and drove to Sedona, and checked into the newly remodeled Arabella Hotel. On Tuesday, we joined a sightseeing group and hiked up […]

Album Review: Follow Your Heart by Eric Bikales

You name it; pianist Eric Bikales has done it. Following years of experience as a composer and performer in virtually every form and genre of music – as a studio musician, as a keyboard journeyman (traveling with likes of the Pointer Sisters, Keith Carradine, and Neil Sedaka), and as composer for popular and award-winning television […]

Album Review: Time Not Forgotten by Rhonda Mackert

Solo pianist and composer Rhonda Mackert grew up in the mountains of Colorado. She started piano lessons at age eight, switched to flute at age twelve, and returned to the piano as an adult. Now a resident of Seattle, Washington, Rhonda’s music is straightforward, intensely personal and evocative and I am delighted to have the […]

Album Review: Out of the Blue by Cory Lavine

Back in 2016, I had the privilege of interviewing Cory Lavine. So I was delighted to have the opportunity to review his album Out of the Blue for Enlightened Piano Radio. Read on to find out more about Cory’s beautiful solo piano music! Out of the Blue is the debut album of pianist Cory Lavine. Released in […]

Finally finished!

With my session with Joe Bongiorno at Piano Haven Studio less than two weeks away, I have FINALLY finished composing the last piece of the TWO ALBUMS I plan to record there! That’s right: in less than a year, I have completed 13 new original pieces and 12 holiday arrangements, and I feel myself growing […]