Last Dance with Tom Petty

On the night of September 25, 2017, more than 17,000 music fans filed into the Hollywood Bowl for the last stop of the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 40th anniversary tour. The show culminated a third sold-out night at the Bowl and the group’s 53rd concert played around the US …

LA “Night of Afro Roots Vibrations” Celebrates Unity

Angelenos who stayed local for the 2015 Memorial Day Weekend were in for a rare treat of West African music in downtown LA, with the trifecta of renowned Ghanaian reggae artist/activist Rocky Dawuni, Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate¬†(bridging New York, the UK and Guinea), and KCRW DJ Glenn Red all …

Why Music

Music is my greatest mood enhancer, available to elevate and soothe, lift me up and settle me down. It runs in my blood, an intrinsic force for many family members across several generations. My maternal grandmother taught me how to play piano when I was 5 years old. My paternal …