First Review Is In! 'Canadian Beats'

I just received word that writer Dutch Bickell was kind enough to review 'Solitary Man’ for the popular 'Canadian Beats' music blog.  Being the subject, I won't say too much -- but I'm grateful to Dutch for the incredible support.  You can read his full review via the link below.  'Solitary Man' is available NOW on Amazon (smarturl.it/meecn6), iTunes/Apple Music (smarturl.it/inizmr), Google Play (smarturl.it/fg1heb) Spotify (smarturl.it/5dyr4u) and in select stores -- Song & Script and L'Atelier Grigorian in Toronto and Amoeba Music in Hollywood.

Release Day! + New Video: 'With Or Without You'

It’s officially release day (!) and I couldn’t be more excited to share this new album with you all — here’s a taste of the latest music video, U2's ‘With Or Without You’, featuring a George Martin inspired arrangement by Callum Au. My new LP, ‘Solitary Man’ — co-produced by GRAMMY award-winner, Nicholai Baxter ('La La Land', Rufus Wainwright) Available NOW on Amazon (smarturl.it/meecn6), iTunes/Apple Music (smarturl.it/inizmr), Google Play (smarturl.it/fg1heb) Spotify (smarturl.it/5dyr4u) and in select stores -- Song & Script and L'Atelier Grigorian in Toronto and Amoeba Music in Hollywood.

Now Playing on KJAZZ & Sirius XM!

We're just 2 days away from release day -- but I'm excited to announce that nine (!) tracks from 'Solitary Man' have been programmed onto Los Angeles' legendary KJAZZ 88.1 FM and that the record has also started spinning on SiriusXM Radio's 'Siriusly Sinatra' (Channel 71)! My sincere thanks to Saul Levine and Charlie Pignone for their incredible support. You can pre-order the new album via Amazon (smarturl.it/meecn6), iTunes (smarturl.it/inizmr), Google Play (smarturl.it/fg1heb)

2nd Music Video Drops + 'Solitary Man' Enters Amazon's Top 10 Chart for Vocal Jazz!

We're less than 2 weeks away from release day, so we're excited to drop our second music video from the record -- Bobby Caldwell's breakout hit 'What You Won't Do For Love', featuring a swingin' new arrangement by Callum Au.  You can now pre-order the digital and physical editions of the album via Amazon.com (http://smarturl.it/meecn6), iTunes (http://smarturl.it/inizmr) and Google Play (http://smarturl.it/fg1heb).  UPDATE: I just got the news that 'Solitary Man' has broken through Amazon's Top 10 Chart for Hot New Releases in Vocal Jazz, rising to #3!  Thanks to everyone for keeping this great momentum going! #vintagepop 

Pre-Order Begins and First Music Video Drops

We're just a little over a month away before my second full-length album, Solitary Man drops on October 20th. Starting today, you can now pre-order the digital and physical editions of the album via Amazon.com (http://smarturl.it/meecn6), iTunes (http://smarturl.it/inizmr) and Google Play (http://smarturl.it/fg1heb).  We're also VERY excited to reveal the first single and music video 'Cry Me A River' -- which you can check out below!  As a bonus, you can get this track instantly when you pre-order the album from iTunes!  #vintagepop 

New Album 'Solitary Man' Coming Soon

I'm so excited to finally announce that my second full-length album will be dropping on October 20th! 'Solitary Man' — co-produced by GRAMMY award-winning producer/engineer Nicholai Baxter (La La Land and Lady Gaga's 'A Star Is Born') — will feature 13 tracks with brand-new arrangements by Callum Au. We've been very busy the past eight months pushing this music to the next level and I can't wait to finally share it with you. The first single drops in two weeks so stay tuned...! #vintagepop

EMA's 'Classic Hollywood' Benefit a Success!

I had a blast headlining the Entertainment Merchants Association's 'Classic Hollywood' benefit at NeueHouse's historic Studio A in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. A big thank you to Mark Fisher and the entire EMA team for having me and the band be a part of this fantastic evening!

Headlining EMA Benefit at NeueHouse Hollywood

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I'm excited to announce I'll be headlining the Entertainment Merchants Association's annual benefit at NeueHouse in Hollywood on July 18th.  This year's 'Classic Hollywood' themed soiree will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. With a 12-piece little big band in tow (and performing on the historic, former broadcasting site of CBS Radio) -- it should be a great night!  

Feature with PARADE Magazine

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Dr. Nancy Berk of PARADE Magazine was kind enough to let this curly-haired crooner muse aloud on her couch about the new album and the process behind it. Check out the full article below and be sure to listen to our full Whine At 9 podcast by following the links in the article. A big thank you to Dr. Nancy and Parade.com for their support. Who knew (showbiz) analysis could be this much fun!

Appearing on The Marilu Henner Show

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Yesterday, I had the pleasure of sitting down with award-winning actress, best-selling author and all-around health guru -- the radiant, Marilu Henner, to discuss my new album 'Coulda Woulda Shoulda' (and SO much more!) Marilu couldn't have been a more gracious or generous host. For those that missed it, you can listen to our full interview below. My thanks to Marilu and her team for their incredible support (and be sure to visit marilushow.com!

'Coulda Woulda Shoulda' Hits Top 10 on Amazon's Hot New Releases in Vocal Jazz

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Was excited to wake up this morning to an email from my publicist saying that 'Coulda Woulda Shoulda' just hit #8 on Amazon’s “Hot New Releases in Vocal Jazz" chart, now sitting alongside releases from Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse.  If you haven't already, head over to Amazon to pre-order your copy today!  Let's see how far we can go!  *Update 10/6: In just under two weeks, we're now holding at #4 on the chart. Thank you everyone for your support!

Interview with AXS.com

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Last week, I had a great time catching up with James Wood of axs.com who was kind enough to write this generous assessment of the new album! You can check out our full interview below at Axs.com  -- a big thank you to James and the AXS team for their support! #qanda

Interview with All Access Music

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I recently caught up with Leah Adams of All Access Music and had a fun, in-depth conversation about the new album, my influences and the process behind it all. You can listen to the full *audio* interview by clicking the link below (be sure to scroll down once you're there!) My thanks to Leah and the All Access team for their support!

Headlining 'Sinatra @ 100' at Koerner Hall

Very excited to announce I'll be joining an all-star Canadian line-up for the Royal Conservatory of Music's 'Sinatra @ 100' celebration at Koerner Hall in Toronto on December 12. Hosted by CBC Radio 2's Tom Allen with musical direction by renowned jazz-pianist and Order of Canada recipient, Joe Sealy, the evening will also feature performances from Tony Award-winner Brent Carver, Barbra Lica, Jackie Richardson, Retrocity and Justin Bacchus. #sinatra100

 

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