Just back from Toronto, Funny Valentine a hit! Podcast

Recently I had the good fortune to spend some time with the amazing, the incomparable Elaine Overholt.  As one of the top vocal coaches in North America she's helped enhance the vocal talents of an array of fabulous artists, actors, musicians, dancers.  It was exciting to spend time with her.  My recording here you're about to listen to was performed in the original key for Funny Valentine, Cm.  Elaine's suggesting however that I take this all the way down to Am... in fact she stated "great care should… Read more

"Life just isn't the same... Since I Fell for You" Podcast

You know when something just sticks in your memory, something you read on facebook, in a magazine, or maybe even from a fortune cookie (the good ones anyway :)
? Well I read something not long after I heard about the death of Robin Williams and it stuck.  Maybe because of the magnitude of sadness and surprise felt by the world with a loss of such an incredibly talented and brilliant human being.  The statement I read made a great deal of sense.  I'm sorry to say I can't remember where exactly I read it, it… Read more

Get back to "NATURE BOY..." Podcast

This is one of my favorite tunes of all time. At a time when nature is at its' most glorious in Upstate New York, you can't help but soak it all up and breathe it all in, every last ounce.  If you're fortunate enough to have crossed paths at one time or another with your own "Nature Boy" consider yourself blessed.  Because we are the sum of the people we spend the most time with, realize that people are brought into your life for a reason and a purpose.  Be always curious and ready to listen and learn.  And… Read more

Nothin' like being in a NEW YORK STATE OF MIND Podcast

I traveled to New York during my corporate days, a usual thing.  One moment, on one night, on my last business trip there, however was unusual indeed.  After I'd been running all day from meeting to meeting to .... meeting.. I was beat.  I made my way up to the rooftop bar at my hotel to decompress and catch my breath.  It was eleven o'clock at night.  Glasses were clinking.  It was one of those balmy summer nights, 72 degrees, perfect.

A firepit surrounded by lovely Manhattanites roared.  And then I heard… Read more

ENJOY "They Say it's SPRING!" Podcast

"It's our COME ALIVE TIME" again!
IT'S TIME TO BLOSSOM and we've more than paid our dues for enjoying a wonderful and revitalizing SPRING have we not?

This time of year my grandmother Pearl would be so invigorated, waiting to see the fruits of her labor from her Fall planting...
picking out what color pansies, snapdragons, and marigolds she would soon plant.  The anticipation and potential for renewal
each Spring is deeply rooted in our DNA.  Our biological clock says "WAKE UP! IT'S YOUR COME ALIVE TIME AGAIN!"… Read more

"Sweet, comic Valentine..."

Latest Release "Since I Fell for You"  Love & Be Loved, Angela M

Nature Boy featuring my wonderful and talented friend and accompanist of twenty years, Jeff Sawyer on piano


Introducing McKenna Moonan on "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"


"It's 1942, Morocco and the world is going to war. Bogart & Bergman help make this song famous in Casablanca. This song is for all the lovers..." Love & Be Loved, Angela M

P.S. Here's lookin' at you KID!


"Here's lookin' at you kid..."

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