Sweet Love - American Idol Response

R&B Week on American Idol. I love R&B music but I'm not really an R&B singer. I can't help thinking of something the legendary Little Richard once said: "R&B means 'Real Black" (just so you know, the term "R&B" actually…

Crazy Little Thing Called Love - American Idol Response

I'm having so much fun doing these songs every week. I'm especially grateful for the positive feedback I've been getting on youtube. Thanks to everyone who is commenting there. It's awesome and humbling to get comments like this:
"Best. Version.

"Play With Fire" - American Idol Response

I was a little nervous when I heard it was Rolling Stones week on American Idol, because I'm not primarily a rock singer. But when I heard Didi Benami perform "Play With Fire," I knew I had a song I…

"Hallelujah" - American Idol Response

Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah is one of my favorite songs of all time. The music and lyrics are so beautiful, clever, eloquent and heart wrenching. Their are so many amazing versions of Hallelujah, with my favorite still being Jeff Buckley's. I…

Natural Beauty In Puerto Rico - Camuey Caves

I recently returned from the most amazingly wonderful time in Puerto Rico. I want to share with you some of the natural beauty. This was taken by me at the Camuey Caves.

"The Climb" - American Idol Response

I'll be honest with you. I wasn't really happy with this week's American Idol Response. But I promised I would have one song up every week and I am keeping my promise. Next week will be better.

"Wicked Game" - American Idol Response

There are many great versions of this song, including the original and a cool cover by the band HIM. It has a beautiful melody, dark interesting lyrics and I wanted to do it justice. I also really enjoyed working with…

American Idol Response

I'm very excited to let you know about a youtube series I've been planning for some time. I'm nervous and excited about it, but the really cool thing is it gives me an opportunity to provide fresh content for you…

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day to my friends and fans. I HEART YOU!

Many thanks to my friends Rowboat and Erica for making this pic look good!