Category Archives: The Road to Fameand Fortune

Getting Serious…

So I moved to Melbourne – as you do – to find my way into this world of being a performing artist (not a starving one) and found myself doing what all great talents do when they are young and … Continue reading

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Time to Find a New Spotlight

I’ve been growing up for what feels like forever – well technically that’s actually true – but now, I’m living in Melbourne, making my own way in the world, and starting to get a feel for what I really want … Continue reading

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Warming up for the Magnetic Island Jazz Festival

Last night, Merrinda Dias, Jessica Spina and I jazzed it up at the Lido in Brisbane in preparation for our big debut at the Magnetic Island Jazz Festival next month.   Each of us performed two sets of 3 songs, … Continue reading

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Big Night Out

Well it was a really big weekend for me – starting with performing at the Mater Ball on Saturday night with Craig Martin and the Robert Clark Band.  I was pretty nervous knowing there were 800 people in the audience … Continue reading

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The Future of Jazz Singing for Me

Hi everyone, I wanted to tell you about this very exciting last three weeks – so much has happened lately.   First, two weekends ago I sang at the Hamilton Jazz Club again, this time, the Nairobi Trio were performing … Continue reading

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Playing Piano and Guitar

A few months ago I became a little ‘obsessive’ about learning the piano, and have been barely able to contain myself around any keyboards I have come into contact lately.   Dare I say it, I even wagged a few … Continue reading

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The Music I Listen to

I went out to the Cambridge market again yesterday where I sang with Katie Trigg… it was a sunny autumn morning, and I was really enjoying myself singing some Sinatra tunes, when a group of Asian tourists stopped and started … Continue reading

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A Busy March

Well it’s been a really busy few weeks, but here’s what’s been happening: Last week I was invited to sing at the Waikato Stroke Foundation monthly lunchtime meeting, it was lovely to see my old friend Annette there – she … Continue reading

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Gearing up for more…

Well I’m off to a really busy start this year so far – signed up for Jazz Band and Theater Sports at school again, and band camp last weekend… now working hard to make sure our Theater Sports team aces … Continue reading

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Busking my way to fame at the world buskers festival in Christchurch

To get the practice and exposure I need to make it to where I want to go, I do a lot of busking where I can at places like the VegeKing in Heaphy Tce, Tamahere Markets, Farmers Markets and any … Continue reading

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