Is your bass set up to play?

Is your bass set up to play?

I have to admit something.  There is a lot of stuff I don’t understand about the bass.  This is especially true when it comes to how set up my bass. I don’t even change my own strings.  Seriously. I’ve always been lucky to find great people to take...
Adding Feldenkrais to my Workout Routine

Adding Feldenkrais to my Workout Routine

I’ve always been a bit of a workout girl. Growing up, I played every sport available:  baseball, basketball, karate and volleyball were some of my favorites.  Growing up with 3 brothers, I was also interested in wrestling and football, but those activities were...
My Favorite Winter Salads

My Favorite Winter Salads

I’ve always enjoyed being on tour.  The opportunity to just play music every day, meet new people and see new places never grows old.  Time and reality seem to exist in a suspended state.  This past tour was definitely the longest I’ve been ever been out...
Finding Home – Eve of the Release

Finding Home – Eve of the Release

Expectant.  Excited.  A little nervous? I’m pacing like a caged tiger.  Moving from computer, to bass, then piano, and back to the computer again. Finding Home?  I’m finding every corner of the place! I want to make sure everything is ready for this week....
Studio Ready – Finding the right words.

Studio Ready – Finding the right words.

Today is the day before my last band rehearsal and five days before we record the rhythm section tracks for Finding Home. The last few months have been pretty fast and furious between gigs and wrestling with lyrics.  The music seemed to write itself for the most...
Finding Home…the beginning

Finding Home…the beginning

A month ago, I said I was going to write more music this year.  I guess the resolution (plus recording plans and a booked tour) has made me productive.  I have to say this has been a really exciting process.  The core emotions, notes and chords seem to be coming...