Taste of Chicago concert and Band Solos on “Spain”

Sunday, June 29th, 2008 by

The concert at Taste of Chicago was great, despite my feeling HORRIBLE! I had a tough time breathing because of severe congestion, and for the first time, I felt seriously fatigues and had a hard time summoning energy. But I made it through. Rev. Jesse Jackson, Congressman John Conyers...→ Read More

I caught a cold!

Friday, June 27th, 2008 by

The concert in Michigan went well. The audience was enthusiastic and full of joy and love. I had a great time, but then on the long bus ride to Milwaukee, I felt a sore throat coming on. I immediately took some zinc based tablets and went to bed, but...→ Read More

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 by

On Saturday night, we performed at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, where we had guest artist Q-Tip perform with us on “Partime Lovers” and “Do I Do”. That was fun! After the show at the Taj Mahal on Saturday, we drove to Boston, and stayed in a beautiful...→ Read More

Opening Night!

Friday, June 20th, 2008 by

Tonight we performed at Jones Beach, opening night for the tour! Overall it went pretty well. Of course as we do the show, and nail down a basic set list, it’ll only get better. But tonight Stevie pushed me musically! He’s quite enamored of two challenging jazz pieces, Spain...→ Read More

Rehearsals in New York

Friday, June 20th, 2008 by

The rehearsals for the show went really well. We were called to work everyday, rehearsing sometimes 8-10 hours per day. Usually, the band went through a list of songs selected by bassist Nate Watts, and Stevie came in later. The band sounds incredible! Bass & Music Director: Nate Watts...→ Read More

London Press Conference

Saturday, June 7th, 2008 by

We arrived in London after a loooong direct flight from California (11 hours), and were all excited about performing for the British press. The crowd was beautifully enthusiastic, and gave all of us travel weary musicians the energy to perform Stevie’s music with joy and love (as if that’s...→ Read More

June Performances

Monday, June 2nd, 2008 by

Hello friends, As most of you probably know, Stevie Wonder will be touring again this summer and fall, and I’ll be onstage playing keys and singing again! If you haven’t seen him in concert, I highly encourage you to buy a ticket (if they’re still available) and come to...→ Read More

Naomi’s Healing Journey

Sunday, June 1st, 2008 by

Hello friends, As many of you know, my 5 year old niece Naomi has been receiving chemotherapy treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) since April 28, 2006. ALL is the most common form of childhood cancer, but Naomi is anything but a common child. This petite, yet strong willed,...→ Read More