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My Artist's Mission Statement

It is an act of faith to make music in today's jungle of a world, and yet I aim to contribute the best and most beautiful of what I have to offer to it as a musician in all the…

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On Songwriting

What can I compare songwriting to?

For me, it's something like a gurgling, combustible, chemical reaction such as you might have found in your chemistry class in high school.

It's this sort of collapse of words, music, feelings, and ideas…

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Singing from the Beginning

My musical life really began with singing.  I started singing songs by Lou Rawls at age 6.  Fast forward to years later, I joined a rock band as a back-up singer, and started writing and performing my own songs not…

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My Growing Music Library

I am so excited to be growing my music library/player of samplers on this website which you can access when you click here.

It's much more satisfying to have more control over the look and layout of my tracks…

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"Wander" in SONY Award-Winning Film

Thrilled to share today that my song "Wander" is a soundtrack in the documentary "IN COD WE TRUST" which has just won the SONY FUTURE FILMMAKERS AWARD.

It was an exciting experience to produce, “Wander,” for film placement.  Head here

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My "Spanish Romance" at 10K

Yesterday, I discovered to my surprise that my “Spanish Romance” reel that I had posted got some 10K views on Instagram, without my even knowing about it!

I had posted this video in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, and…

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New Jazz Single 6/17 Release!

It's a big day up ahead for “Josefina!"  

Fresh out of the mastering studio, my first official single release in years, “Josefina (Jazz Arrangement),” will land on all music platforms worldwide, including Spotify, on June 17th (or thereabouts). 

First released…

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The Challenges of Blogging

Currently, I am trying to find my rhythm in my blogging schedule for this blog.  For as long as I have ever had a musician's website, I don't think that I have ever had a blog on my website before…

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Why I'm Blogging Here More Often

Providing listeners with quality musical experiences is a mission that remains close to my musician's heart.  

As such, in an ongoing effort to offer my listeners a more enjoyable, more relaxed and ad-free experience of my music, you will now…

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Work in Progress

Here is an update today to my appreciated listeners and followers that, since my music team and I are very steeped in the technical work of preparing a lot of music to be released, my video uploads on Youtube and…

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$5,000 Mass Cultural Council Music Grant

This month of February has found me in a state of overwhelming gratitude for a new musician's grant award from the Massachusetts Cultural Council of $5000, as part of their Cultural Sector Recovery initiative.

I have had the honor of…

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Notes from the Digital Underground

My father, now a retired electrical engineer, once admitted to me a while back that he had hoped I would follow in his footsteps and become an engineer, too.

So, if ever dad tried to teach me anything, he taught…

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Who is "Josefina" Anyway?

During my years living in Manhattan, my song "Josefina," practically fell on me all at once while I was waiting to take the A train uptown to get home one evening. I penned this song shortly after putting together my…

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My Public Outreach Lately

Here is a heads up to my listeners, fans, and friends in music that I am making my best efforts to reach as many folks out there as possible, especially as new releases of mine loom on the horizon.  I…

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Listening Very Closely

It's been a tough mission to bring new music out to listeners, especially following this pandemic which has really shifted the world and people and mindsets.  

Nevertheless, for one moment in time, I dropped everything and just focused on the…

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Back to the Studio

It was great to head back to the recording studio this past autumn weekend to work with my engineer producer, Zach, on remixes of "Josefina."  

In fact, this is my first time really collaborating with a producer as a budding…

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