1 Year of Heart, Soul, and Fire

In August of 2018 I held my months of hard work and investment in my hands, a square-shaped cardboard sleeve containing a compact disc with my most important and best album to date. Jae Sinnett really helped craft this album…

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To travel or not to travel...

As this sultry summer comes to an end, I have a few thoughts about my 15th year performing at Live! on Atlantic (formerly known as Beach Street USA). I have performed in quartets with the Doorway Singers, solo, a few…

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I Have a Master's Degree in Theology...

How do having a Master’s Degree in Theology and being a full-time performer make sense? Rewind to my high school days; you’ve already read about how enthralled I was with being in the orchestra and playing my flute. I was…

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All About my "Echoes" Album

Liner Notes 

Echoes of my distant and more recent past, Echoes is a reflection of where I’ve come from and who I’ve become. The worship choruses recall my upbringing in the church and services at the church my father founded…

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Heart, Soul & Fire

I put my heart, soul, and a whole lot of passion into this recording. It is my best to date and I am immensely proud of it. Recording the rhythm section and many of the lead vocals and flute in…

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Performing & Proliferating

Almost a year of news to catch up on....

In 2018, I've been booked for 11 Ella Fitzgerald shows, and I've had an absolute blast teaching kids about her legacy and performing her music. I've had great response from…

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Summer Songwriter

It's been a year of tremendous changes: so big, that it can be hard to decide where to draw the professional/personal line in sharing with the general public. Let's just say they are both personal and health-related. Message me, or…

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Young Audiences

One of the most wonderful things to come my way this year is Young Audiences of Virginia. They both teach and inspire through workshops that underline SOL standards with different forms of art; so far, I have taught through theater…Read more

Jazz Festival!

My dreams are coming true: I just got booked for my first jazz festival, the Williamsburg Winter Blues Jazz Festival, on Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend this coming January! I'll be playing with live quartet for one of the jazz…