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All That Shimmers

The year of 2022 is coming to a close, and with it, the period of reflecting and rejoicing. A special time for gathering of family and friends, new and old; what better way than to meet up at Hermann's Jazz Club and enjoy the selection of music that I'm lining up for...

October Elements

Scene from the forest of Saxe Point Park imbues October Colours. Photo of Lorraine Nygaard by Deborah Price Photography Show theme With no cloud cover in over 2 months, residents of the Pacific Northwest have experienced sunny skies for a seriously long time. However,...

Live at Hermann’s Jazz Club

Are you coming on Friday, July 22nd, 2022, to my show at Hermann's Jazz Club? Downbeat is 7 p.m.at 753 View Street. Doors open at 5:30 for those that desire a great seat and to enjoy dinner. All food and drink sales help the Arts On View Society keep the club running...

Jazz Night at Oswego Hotel!

It's been a few years since performing at the Oswego Hotel, but that is all changing, this Thursday, April 28th, 2022. Working with the uber-talented pianist Attila Fias, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Bar 500, located within the hotel at 500 Oswego Street, we look forward to...

An update and a gig on February 19th, 2022

I'm sorry that it has been forever since I've written a blog post. To be honest, 2021 was a roller coaster year of tremendous high's, low's, with no space for writing fun or funky blog posts. My personal glitch included surgery in August, and daily radiation in...

Love Flows Through Roots – Hearts of 2020

Find joy from the recently created music video, Love Flows Through Roots - Hearts of 2020. https://youtu.be/rj2370C2288 Likes, shares, comments, are welcome! An amazing journey this summer started in April with a heart-felt gesture. Sewing unique stuffed fabric hearts...

Live Performance!

Hurray! I get to sing for you in an outdoor setting! Please come if you can, to Ship's Point, which is the wharf sort of area in the inner harbour, across the street from Bastion Square. It's happening soon ....Saturday, August 1st, 2020, from 12 - 1. You'll have to...

Presenting: A Tribute to the Great Nina Simone

Coming up are two opportunities to attend an exciting tribute to celebrate the life and music of Nina Simone. The first is on Thursday February 20th at Hermann's Jazz Club in Victoria, and the second is on Sunday, February 23rd in Crofton. Born Eunice Waymon on...

Thanks, and Happy 2020!

2019 was a remarkable year. With the incredible support of Ashley Wey and Louis Rudner, we delved into the work of Nina Simone and our tribute show in April was well received. I was grateful to have studied everything from 400 years of the slave trade, to Eunice...

A Cozy Winter’s Night 2019

It's almost year's end: a time of reflection; gratitude; celebrating with friends and family; personal contemplation; and looking forward to the new year and all that it brings. When Hermann's offered the 23rd for a gig, the concern was to how to draw a crowd on a...

Coming gigs in late Fall 2019

Thanks for checking out the website for upcoming gigs! On Saturday Nov. 2nd, come enjoy the elegant Pacific Lounge at the Hotel Grand Pacific, on Belleville Street, just west of the Parliament Buildings. Pianist Dr. Tony Genge will join me for an intimate duo stage...

Happy New Year starts in February!

Are you someone that made a New Year's resolution? How did it go? The turn of the year sees us with a sense of a fresh start, and anticipation of the clean slate that will make this the great year. New faces at the gym, with a renewed sense of purpose show up in the...

Coming event: Dec. 1st at the Hotel Grand Pacific

What a wonderful way to say hello to December!  Come in from a brisk Victoria evening to the comfort of the Pacific Lounge.  Set within the elegant Hotel Grand Pacific, just one block west of the Parliament Buildings, you'll find it a great way to relax after a day of...

A contest with a Prize!

Win this!  Simply offer your email address during the month of October, and you'll be in the draw to win this fabulous planter! Searching for the new garment material for the show at Crofton Hotel on October 21st, I popped into Gala Fabrics today.  I had no idea that...

With Autumn comes Thanksgiving

It's Canadian Thanksgiving Day as I write, and the perfect time to say "Thank you" to all of you.  I think of friends, family and fans that have been supportive all the way.  I think of those that are new to my music and have made an effort to come to a show, or check...

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