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Jazz Through An Alley

My first time at Blues Alley was on a weekday afternoon with a videographer. The club was empty, quiet and, despite it being daytime, dark. It had just opened for the staff to begin getting ready for the night’s show. My video friend recorded me sitting on the piano stool on the stage singing “I Got It Bad” a cappella. The club had given me permission (thanks Harry!), after I told them I needed a video for an auditio
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A Magical Night

In June, me and the guys had the pleasure of performing a private concert for members of The Arts Club of Washington. Like the Nasar Abadey event that I attended there a year ago, the evening was magical. One of the first things the guys were drawn to at The Arts Club was the Steinway piano. Its sound was beautiful. Lincoln (trombone, Music Director) and Clifton (piano) walked straight to it upon their arrival. A coc
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Love Demos

Highlighting some of the demos from my upcoming album, Love, today.  Led by several producers and engineers, the tracks were recorded at Cue Recording Studios and Asiatic Studios in Oxon Hill, MD.  The 13-track project will be mastered at Masterwork Recording. Do let me know what you think?  
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Cue Recording Studios :: Falls Church, VA :: USA

With a commitment to feature recording studios that have partnered with RP101, it is no wonder that Cue Recording Studios in Falls Church, VA is featured first.  I have recorded the bulk of my tracks at Cue, and they have hosted our RP101 tours. Cue is a Grammy-award-winning recording studio in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  In addition to offering top-notch gear (including a beautiful Yamaha grand piano),
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Introducing Recording Project 101

Talent’s important. But it can only take a musician so far. Creating and recording an album is glamorous and exciting, but it takes a lot more than great sound to make it in the music business. Upfront but behind-the-scenes work – like planning, budgeting and hiring – are as critical to the quality of an album as vocals, yet receive far less coaching. That’s where Recording Project 101® comes in.
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