Saturday night, Paula Boggs of the Paula Boggs Band invited me to join her at the Skylark Cafe in West Seattle. My wife and I had a great time and the band made us feel very welcome. The Paula Boggs Band is a local Jazz/Blues band that’s beginning to make a splash on the national […]
It’s not too often that I travel beyond Seattle to cover a performer, but when I learned Lucy Woodward was appearing at the Admiral Theater in Bremerton, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity. This was my fifth occasion shooting Lucy – the first being SXSW 2010 – and she simply gets better with time. As […]
Psychologists say that stimulating the senses can invoke memories of past events. When you walk by the local bakery and smell the fragrance of that piping hot pie in the window you’re immediately transported to a wonderful place when you enjoyed such a confection. You hear that song come on the radio and your heart […]
Jane Monheit played the her first of five shows at Jazz Alley on Friday evening. Accompanied by Michael Kanan (piano), Neal Miner (bass) and husband Rick Montalbano (drums), Jane sang a number of songs off her latest album, Home, as well as a beautiful rendition of “Over The Rainbow.”
I had the treat of back-to-back nights at the Triple Door this past week – Lisa Loeb on Wednesday, then the blonde-haired, blue-eyed Lucy Woodward on Thursday. I saw Lucy for the first time at SXSW 2010 and have caught several of her shows in Seattle since. Always a pleasure.