As of the beginning of this year, I hadn’t taken a vacation that wasn’t revolved around songwriting, touring, or music in some way in 10 years. What?? You say. Crazy. I could not justify it. I thought if I was going to travel, it had to be music related. I’m a musician. I just can’t go on vacation just for fun. What a crock. I have gotten over it this year. Life is too short not to spend [...]
Ahh….dreams. We all have them. And you if you don’t….liar! I think of dreams as the road in front of life. It shows us where to go.
Most people I meet have a passion or a dream they would like to see happen. Music, acting, new business, starting a family. Dreams are exciting and promising and they make you feel good. I started singing and playing music because I love it. I love being involved in music and creating it. For [...]
From the Newsletter:
Tis the season to connect. Please forgive my inconsistency with newsletters. I hope 2013 has been a joyful, peaceful, and healthy year for you. This year has gone so fast, but I’ve been incredibly blessed. Not only to have been able to release dozens of songs through GMPresents but because of the success of “Skyfall,” I have connected with so many people through music.
A “Silent Night” for you:
I have a present for you…..It’s a very, poorly made [...]
I’ve been writing quite a bit these days. I always write, but most of the time I write because I can’t keep it in and it brings me such joy to do so. Nowadays I’m writing with a goal. My producer and I have been figuring out how to release and when to release originals. It has been almost four years since I’ve released any originals. It doesn’t seem that long, but I can hardly believe it.
This time it’s a [...]
I have a vocal teaching studio in Los Angeles with about 10 students. It is incredibly rewarding to teach them and see them grow. I had one student recently who was really struggling with tension. When singing, she would tighten up usually in the face or throat to try to have more control over her voice, then berate herself for being tight. That is an awful cycle. So I wrote her this long email and thought I’d share it with [...]