Milwaukee Summerfest 2009

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 by

For the first time since I’ve been touring with Stevie, we had an opening act tonight. John Legend performed a set with his full band. I decided to first do my make up and hair for the show, and then walked to an area next to the audience so...→ Read More

Kansas City Blues

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 by

Last night, we performed in Kansas City, MO. This was the first show after the announcement of Michael Jackson’s death. We’d traveled to KS the day before, and upon landing, all of our cell phones received a deluge of text messages announcing the shocking news. We all wondered how...→ Read More

RIP MJ

Friday, June 26th, 2009 by

As the plane landed, I turned on my cell phone and was inundated with a deluge of frantic text messages about the demise of the King of Pop. Surely, this isn’t true! With the sudden fierceness of an unexpected storm, the entire plane was speaking in hushed tones about...→ Read More

Working Weekend

Monday, June 15th, 2009 by

I performed again in Danville last night, and in Burlingame this morning, both times playing piano/keyboard and singing. I’ve been working on adding more songs to my repertoire, just recently added a Billy Joel song (And So It Goes) and Lauren Hill’s version of Can’t Take My Eye Off...→ Read More

That’s what friends are for…

Sunday, June 7th, 2009 by

I started the day by attending the funeral of my friend Tommie Bradford’s mother. I don’t think I ever met her, but I consider both of her sons, Tommie and Dontay, to be friends, and I wanted to be present as they honored their mother. It was a beautiful...→ Read More

Victoria Theodore June Performances

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 by

“And let them pass, as they will too soon,With the bean-flowers’ boon, And the blackbird’s tune, And May, and June!”– Robert Browning Hello friends, I am safely returned home from my beautiful trip to Morocco. Stevie Wonder performed at the annual MAWAZINE Festival in Rabat (Morocco’s capital city) and...→ Read More

A Walk on the Classical Side!

Monday, June 1st, 2009 by

Tonight I performed with an orchestra for the first time in ages! I was the pianist with the Oakland Public Conservatory Chamber Orchestra in performance of Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland and Dismal Swamp by William Grant Still. Both pieces have substantial, beautiful (and somewhat technically challenging) piano parts...→ Read More