Heading out for a month–looking forward to making music with old and new friends. Scheduled appearances include KKJZ Jazz Brunch at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, Jazz Brasserie at Crowne Plaza LAX , Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Grill in Bel Air, Alva’s Showroom, San Pedro, a house concert and private engagements in Sacramento and ending the month in Chicago at the beautiful, historic Regal Theater. Hope to see you!
Every month SoulTracks website posts Top 10 major label and independent soul music CDs based on sales at Amazon.com and CD Baby. This month, Here in the Momentshares the honor with artists like Sade, Maze, Maysa and Corrine Bailey Rae!
Colabs CD makes the final five for Best Surround Sound Album!
This project is the brainchild of producer, surround sound engineer David Miles Huber (51bpm.com) with each track showcasing Dave’s work in collaboration with various artists from diverse genres including Allen Hart, DJ Muad’Deep, Seren Wen, Musetta, Henta Ellis, Marcell Marias, and me, singing a duet withDave on “Summertime”. Congrats, Dave!
Congratulations are also in order for Henta, whose “Laserium for the Soul” CD earned a nomination in the New Age category. (Go girl!)
A song entitled “Lucky Me” aka “Everyone Can See,” by talented Seattle composers Ken Morrison and Mark Reiman and sung my me, is featured very briefly in the just-released Colin Firth–Julianne Moore film A Single Man.
This song will also be featured in a remake of the 1970’s hit movie The Mechanic starring Jason Statham.
I’m having a fantastic time finishing up a brand new project! Working with wonderful musicians Randy Halberstadt, Darin Clendenin, Jeff Johnson, Clipper Anderson and Mark Ivester is always a huge inspiration! Please stay tuned for details!