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?!?!?![…]

3 Jun

Artist at Home

2018-11-23T21:30:00+00:00June 3, 2015|Inspiring Folks, News|

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A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of hanging out with the fantastic photographer, traveller and human, Christopher Edmonstone! He is doing this amazing series called ‘Artist at Home’ and has been connecting with all sorts of interesting creators, makers, movers and shakers in Vancouver. It’s a beautiful idea and the results are stunning and inspiring. We had a fun time chatting, listening to vinyl and being goofy. Christopher is gem and a treasure. Want to know more about him and his work…? Check out: www.edmonstonephotography.com

5 Mar

Sunday Slow Jam Vol.45 – Harlem Heaven

2018-11-23T21:30:18+00:00March 5, 2012|Inspiring Folks, News, Sunday Slow Jams|

Mentors are so important.  I don’t know where I would be without the fabulous people in my life who cared enough to teach me something and share their passion and knowledge with me.  All I can say is thank you!

A few years ago I was lucky enough to meet five mentors all at once!  I had the honour of touring with the Oakland based quintet, Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir, the members at the time were Rhonda Benin, Elouise Burrell, Melanie DeMore, Simon Monserrat and Linda Tillery, of […]