I’m so so super excited to be launching a new forum on Pianogroove this week. I’ll be leading the discussion on many different fronts that relate to the singing pianist, as well as the accompanying pianist, and musicians in general. I’ve been a gigging musician and teach for the past 8 years, and I love this chance to share my voice on creating inspired music and building skill as a pianist, singer AND singing pianist. I’ll even include exercises. I’m part of a growing number of musicians who no longer buy into the competitive mindset, but instead seek growth and empowerment thru collaboration. Here’s one of my first posts there…Read More
Solo singing and pianio Gig tonight at GP's - Celebrating Sunshine, Spring and Life thru music... 6-9. Covers from all ages, jazz, pop, rock and more...Read More
'Conscious music for challenging times. A topical edition with lyrics and vibes that really speak to every aspect of the human experience. Real music for people who feel music!' - Mark DevlinRead More
"We don't stand alone anymore, we're holding up each other.
Our children need us, so heed the call, sisters and brothers."
- These are lines from Trauma Storm, one of my songs that I'll be performing at the SetNYC Event tonight in Hell's Kitchen-
On her self-produced second album, the sublimely talented Lyndol Descant gives us a recording that is melodic and sweet listening for anyone’s ears. I should clarify, that last descriptor could easily be misconstrued as a milquetoast synapses, as if it could just as easily be background music – quite the opposite.Read More
Lyndol Descant's singing blends so achingly well with her piano that she's almost like a one-woman duo. They're both instruments, her voice and her keyboard. When they're locked into each other, which happens often on her new album Reach Up, it is remarkably powerful. From beginning to end, Reach Up is an experience of sound and feeling. Descant isn't restrained by stylistic boundaries, either. Her compositions reach into pop, jazz fusion, and alternative sounds, their elements mixing together in complete harmony.Read More
I'm so stoked!!! I was invited to perform a few songs as part of this esteemed showcase of NYC women who have been rockin' the scene with their power, wisdom and talent. I have so much respect for these fearless women. I'm ready to rock out at the historic Red Lion on March 8th!!!Read More