A little bit of news on the album, a short while ago I was serendipitously introduced to Bill Bell, producer for artists such as Jason Mraz, Tom Cochrane, Marc Jordan, Jimmy Rankin and Danko Jones. Bill is helping me finish 'See Us Through'. He brings with him a wonderfully sharp enthusiasm, efficient work ethic and a total commitment to the sound of this record. I couldn't be happier to have him on board. More soon but for now know we've spent a few days working away on vocal takes, and planning one more recording session with guest artists. Xx Mich
This past week, I had the surreal privilege to meet, play, and hang out with many old and new musical heroes. For this incredible opportunity I have to thank the huge dreamer and do-er Michael League, his band Snarky Puppy, and his team of the most wonderful and damn hard working managers and PAs who pulled it all together with a superhuman effort. An especially huge and warm thank you to every artist there who brought their genuine love for honest music, hard work, and a whole lot of kindness and laughter. Inspirational food for months to come.
The guest artists were: Susana Baca, David Crosby, Charlie Hunter, Jacob Collier, Carlos Malta & Bernardo Aguiar, Chris Turner, Laura Mvula, Väsen (Roger Tallroth, André Ferrari, Olov Johansson), Becca Stevens, Knower (Louis Cole & Genevieve Artadi), Jeff Coffin and myself.
I was asked by Michael to play pump organ and sing a duet with none other than the truly gifted Laura Mvula and the Snarky Puppy fam. We performed her song "Sing To The Moon". A total dream. I love this song and her album (which you should get!) with the same title. Below is a shot of us rehearsing together. Thanks to Jeff Coffin for the pic. See more photos from these sessions here.
Singer, Songwriter, piano player, harmony lover