Prodigal Tomboy music — the Prequel

Trying to tell this story of my year+ of traveling & performing in Europe/ Wales, UK/ Morocco, it’s hard to put the early elements into any accurate sequence.

It was Covid, for sure, 2020—and NO music (gigs, practices, collaboration, singing…

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Rewind to the Run-up

I’m afraid I’ll have to write a book to tell you of my travels in Europe and Morocco during 2022 & beyond—but for now I’ll just thank you for your interest, especially the many of you who followed my adventures…

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My Kind of Tour

I can no longer say I’ve done a concert every place I’ve lived on this trip—but for the first four months after leaving California mid-January, I could!~   

Some context: the Schengen (a European alliance) law is that a traveler like…

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Wandering Minstrel

Please forgive me for not better chronicling this astounding European exploration. My last blog left off back in the states, when I was about to do my first street concert—really a concert in the park, by the beach—and I did…

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Loss of Live

One of the (innumerable, reflective but less fraught) questions Covid has raised—with all our Zooming and isolation, and trying to do things alone on our own at home: I’ve been thinking a lot about the relationship between live, online, and…

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Releasing

Boy, do we need it, but with this atmosphere [lit. & fig.]—this air—it just doesn’t seem possible. We’re all holding our breath, afraid of what will come in if we let it out.   

But we have to keep on keeping…

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Coming Out

So, I got the first streak of gray in my hair when I was 20 years old.  It could’ve been from running away to Paris when I was 19 and getting mono that turned into pneumonia with pleurisy and a…

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In Memory  

The truth is, I can´t move forward with any more re-releases of the tunes on the Four Sweets CD without writing this piece—at least something—one of the more difficult of a lifetime of writing—about Enzo.  

In fact I can´t even…

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 Fall Back  

Happens this time of year, fall, and I am falling back—back into the past:-)—I said I would do this and I am. I’m launching my “Tre-Re,” a Retrospective Re-Release of my recordings~  

The plan is to start with my earliest…

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Singing for Seniors  

Last fall I was hired by a non-profit group that provides music—live performances—for seniors, in community groups or in facilities. I bet you're thinking that’s nice, but not very cool.  Think again.  

I started singing in facilities when my mom…

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Easter farewells  

Easter / Passover 2017  
Good (bye) Friday: A good time for farewells of different sorts, for releasing.  

And a going-away present (because some things are)—for all of you here!  
To say farewell is more hopeful, more forward looking, than to…

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