15 Apr

The Issue of Mr. O’Dell

2018-11-23T21:29:51+00:00April 15, 2018|Articles, Inspiration Station, Inspiring Folks, News|

A few months ago I had the honour and privilege to work on the music for an amazing documentary called “The Issue of Mr. O’Dell” by film maker Rami Katz. The film is about Jack O’Dells work during the Civil Rights movement. Jack is a brilliant man who worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King. He is a beautiful person with a sharp mind, unwavering faith, and extreme passion. He is a legend and an unbelievable […]

20 Jul

African Descent Festival!!!

2018-11-23T21:29:52+00:00July 20, 2017|Articles, Inspiration Station, Inspiring Folks, News, Show Announcements|

This is going to be a great weekend of music and culture!!! I am excited and honoured to be backing up the headliner, international reggae artist Nkulee Dube on Sunday, July 23rd! Her voice and presence are mesmerizing. Nkulee is a phenomenal performer and person. DO NOT miss this show. It will be high vibes, for serious! The band is heavy: Matt Reid, Timmy Boom Bap, Devon Martin, Jay Esplana, Cuyler Biller…need I say more?!?!?![…]

20 Jan

Freedom Singer

2018-11-23T21:29:53+00:00January 20, 2016|Inspiration Station, News|

Khari McClelland is a beautiful friend of mine. His heart and soul are as big as his talents. He’s been working on a gorgeous project called Freedom Singer. It reflects upon experiences of the Underground Railroad and people’s quest for humanity and freedom. Khari’s own great-great-great grandmother was a slave and made the long journey to Canada. He retraced her steps and became curious. He read stories and became even more curious. He heard people share and he wondered  “What was the music that followed these people on their journey?”.  His music is potent and stirring, heavy and hopeful. I was honoured […]

3 Jan

The Laughing Heart

2018-11-23T21:29:54+00:00January 3, 2016|Inspiration Station, News|

My mission for 2016!

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The Laughing Heart

your life is your life
don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission.
be on the watch.
there are ways out.
there is light somewhere.
it may not be much light but
it beats the darkness.
be on the watch.
the gods will offer you chances.
know them.
take them.
you can’t beat death but
you can beat death in life, sometimes.
and the more often you learn to do it,
the more light there will be.
your life is your life.
know it while you have it.
you are marvelous
the […]