The Launch

I am so excited to finally release this new album!  It’s been a very slow ferment, years in the making.  It includes songs new and old, songs that sound old, songs that grew from seeds I’d saved for decades, songs…

COME BACK - The Tango

In 2010, I went to my first Milonga (tango dance event), El Pisotón Tango Club in Montevideo. “El Pisotón” roughly means “step on your toe”. It was a humorous name to emphasize the informality of this Milonga, which Fernando, my…

String Of Pearls

I once read that a pearl starts out as an intrusive irritant, like a grain of sand, entering the shell of an oyster. As a form of protection it is gradually coated in layer upon layer of richly lustrous nacre…

Belleville rendez-vous

Belleville rendez-vous hit the airwaves in 2003 with the release of the animated film Les Triplettes de Belleville. Living in Montreal, I could hear Matthieu Chedid (~M~)’s sweet voice singing it everywhere. It was the first time I’d heard a…

Walls - The Video

“I’m a holy fool / and a killer too / and I leave it all with you.”


This uncomfortable line was the missing piece that completed the song's lyrics. When Amy brought it forward I loved it and I argued…

Walls - The Song

It’s been six years since I released music and Walls is a song that has been building for a long time. In these past six years I moved cities, I became a parent... I lost a parent. I became fully…