Show day!

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 by

I got up early to go get my hair done. Years ago when I lived in Harlem, I came across a hair salon that knew exactly what to do with my hair (an issue my entire life, I’ve tried all kinds of stylists but very few left me happy...→ Read More

REHEARSAL DAY 2 – meeting the stars!

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 by

I slept late Wednesday morning, just as a precaution, given my impending cold. I felt much better, and decided to take a trip to Steinway Hall, home to some beautiful concert grand pianos. Every time I visit New York, I make sure to stop by Steinway Hall. My friend...→ Read More

REHEARSAL DAY 1 – I can’t get sick!!!

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 by

On Tuesday, we actually had a rehearsal! Over the past few days, during sound check, the band had been working on arrangements of the songs we’d be performing with various artists for the Rock & Rock Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Concert on Thursday. Today we focused solely on...→ Read More

SW Tour Resumes

Monday, October 26th, 2009 by

On Wednesday morning, October 21, 2009, I left home for another short tour with Stevie Wonder. I flew to Boston and then rode on a bus for 2 hours to The Foxwoods Casino Resort in Connecticut. There was no time for a band rehearsal, and sound check was cursory...→ Read More

Local Gigs

Monday, October 19th, 2009 by

It’s been a few days since I wrote anything for my blog. Let’s go back to last weekend. On Friday, I performed for a church function with Tommie Bradford on drums and Daniel D’Lucca on bass. We played a bunch of standards and a little bit of gospel. What...→ Read More

Excellence

Sunday, October 11th, 2009 by

It’s one attribute that moves me to tears. It explains my drive and commitment to learning, educating, creating and performing. When I encounter excellence, I can barely contain my elation, and I am rendered helpless in the torrent of emotions, all positive and euphoric, that will surely follow. I’m...→ Read More

A Lovely Weekend

Monday, October 5th, 2009 by

I had a lovely weekend. My uncle Marcus and aunt Valerie took me to lunch on Friday in celebration of my birthday (yes, I believe in extending the celebration!). Friday evening, I performed at E-22 Café, and felt good about my performance. I was in good voice and had...→ Read More

Victoria Theodore October Performances

Thursday, October 1st, 2009 by

“Listen! the wind is rising,and the air is wild with leaves,We have had our summer evenings,now for October eves!”– Humbert WolfeHello Friends, My favorite month has come and gone, along with my birthday (though the celebration continues!). October brings a few more performances with Stevie Wonder, a few local...→ Read More

Happy birthday to me!

Thursday, October 1st, 2009 by

Another beautiful birthday has come and gone. I am so grateful for all of the love, kindness and blessings that my amazing family and friends sent my way. I am left with the fully ineffective, yet fitting word: WOW! I had the chance to celebrate my birthday (9/24), my...→ Read More