Spiders get a bad rap. Consider their fascinating origin according to Greek mythology: Arachne, a talented but mortal weaver, challenged the goddess Athena to a weaving contest. When Athena, who rules over crafts as well as wisdom, won the content hands-down she decided to punish Arachne by turning her into nature’s first spider. So spiders […]Read More To Weave a Web of Song
Going into the New Year has always been a very vulnerable time in my life especially regarding my career and relationships. They both intertwine for me. True to form, leading up to January 1st I began to access my personal and career relationships as I refuel and prepare for the New Year. Decisions made, feelings […]Read More The Fluidity of Love
My one-woman show The Pass will debut this winter. It is a journey of self-discovery with original music and lyrics. Now that I am getting ready to advertise The Pass to audiences, I realize how hard it can be to find one image that depicts what the show represents. I knew I wanted my logo […]Read More Making a Pass
When I was living in L.A. with my partner and my dog, Caesar, for the first time in my life I had a Christmas tree. Growing up Jewish, Hanukkah was menorahs, dreidels and potato pancakes. I loved having a Christmas tree. It was nature in the house, in a big way, nature with lights–and when […]Read More A Holiday Melody for All Faiths!
As a songwriter it is important to keep track of your song catalog. This is your intellectual property. ASCAP, SESAC and BMI handle the performance end of a song’s activity (radio, live & internet) in the USA. Publishers (you can be your own publisher) are responsible for handling the mechanical (sales) licenses for songs which […]Read More KEEPING TRACK OF YOUR TRACKS
Giving thanks in a very profound way this Thanksgiving! It is my favorite holiday after all. This year I am grateful for so much including all the support I have received for my new project THE PASS. When I do anything for the first time, it’s a big deal. There’s the initial idea, the process […]Read More Let’s Give Thanks for First Times
My whole life, singing has been as natural to me as breathing. Now that I’m getting ready to perform my one-woman show “The Pass” I have to prepare for a more rigorous performance schedule. When you’ve been doing something your whole life naturally how do you discipline yourself, especially as you get older, to keep […]Read More Facing the Spotlight: Tips on Bringing My Best Self to the Game