song for Japan {hold back the waters}

I went to bed last night with a heavy heart after hearing the devastating news about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. When I woke up today, I had a few thoughts. The first, I was reminded of Psalm 46, one of the few I have memorized, here are the verses 1-7, in the NIV,…

Music Monday: Unto the Lamb

This past weekend I had the privilege of joining alumni and current choir members of Azusa Pacific University’s University Choir & Orchestra (UCO) and the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra to sing the Music of John Williams. Lots of fun. Anyways, more on that later…what I really want you to hear is this incredible new song…

Charlie Hall CD Giveaway Extravaganza!!

Dear friends, I have exciting news!! I was asked to host an awesome Charlie Hall CD giveaway right here on my blog! It’s not just one CD (oh man, I sound like an infomercial) ..but for reals, check this out!! 1 GRAND PRIZE WINNER gets: ALL of  Charlie Hall’s albums!! 4 SECOND PLACE WINNERS get…

This Saturday!!!

It’s this week! THIS SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!!!! Here’s the address: Jazz-n-Java 497 E. Alessandro Blvd. Riverside, CA 92508 starts at 6:00 p.m. (it’s in Mission Grove over by the K*Mart, Sprouts, Chili’s and LA Fitness, off of Allesandro and Mission Grove)

so you wanna hear my new songs?

Come to Jazz-N-Java June 26 @ 6PM to hear Eddie Culin, Savannah, and myself! I’m going to be playing several of my own songs for the very first time! I’m super stoked…!!

Ragamuffin Soul Music Man

Ragamuffin Soul by Carlos Whittaker is a MUST. Add it to your shopping cart, iTunes. Get it now. CARLOS WHITTAKER‘s NEW ALBUM is on iTunes TODAY!! Ragamuffin Soul is the incredible new album. here it is in my hands, with Carlos in the background at Catalyst: I didn’t blog much here last week because I…

Music Monday: Vicky Beeching

Welcome to Music Monday! I’ve got a special treat for you today! First, check out Vicky Beeching‘s latest video in which she shares about her new album, ETERNITY INVADES. I love hearing from the artist firsthand. Check that out, and then enjoy my review of the album. :) ARTIST: VICKY BEECHING Excellent new worship album,…

blindness: get up and walk

I want to go one direction, and another, I am aimless and my thoughts go every-which way.
But I mustn’t go any further until I take a bit of time to reflect on John 9. We just spent 3 weeks in this passage in church.  And I don’t really know if I have any miracles that…

Love Was Here First – New Music by Carolyn Arends

LOVE WAS HERE FIRST by Carolyn Arends. Fresh, jive, and colorful are some of the words to describe the musical feast of this new creation which includes mandolin, violin, trumpet, saxophone, trombone, and upright bass. Nothing about this album is dull, or typical.   The incredible thing about the songwriting of this album is the…

“yahweh” – tal & acacia

“Yahweh” by tal & acacia /gaze i want to gaze at you soak soak in all you do sit so simply at your feet listen to your voice so sweet and let time pass away as i simply praise ///Yahweh my Lord I cry Jehovah Elyon the Lord Most HIgh and with my hands I…