I wrote about hearing Ella Fitzgerald sing for the first time, and the one thing she has that most other (female) performers don't. (And collaborated with my mother, who created a painting of Ella for the piece). Read
My song "Meet Me at the Bottom of the Bottle" opens Manhattan Romance with Gaby Hoffman and Katherine Waterston (directed by Tom O'Brien), and I'm singing with my friend Bob Parins on "Sweet Pea" in the wedding scene. (Plus Bob's music is all over the movie and it's great.) Watch trailer
blogRead more...“My dad can’t find out I’m lending this to you.” My friend slips a record out of her father’s cabinet and hands it to me, cradling it in both hands like a velvet pillow upon which some priceless jewel might sit. I figure I should respond in kind and take it in both hands, so I do. It’s heavier...