instagram pinterest linkedin facebook twitter goodreads


SunFest story - April 25 issue of Florida Weekly

SunFest started out in West Palm Beach, FL in 1983 as a small, grassroots event with mostly local jazz artists and community orchestras, but has mushroomed since -- especially since 1996, and the naming of executive director Paul Jamieson. With the organization since 1990, he discusses the successes, challenges and complications of booking what's become a world-class music festival.

Jazz season previews - Oct. issue of Palm Beach Arts Paper

The highlights among South Florida's 2018-2019 season in jazz concerts appear to be veteran names who frequently appear, but may be among the fine print. Underrated guitarist Frank Vignola conjures up Django Reinhardt's legacy, and pianist Robert Glasper teams with actor/rapper Common and drummer Karriem Riggins, both in November, and vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant fronts a group of gifted female musicians in December.

Inhouse story - Feb. 14 issue of Florida Weekly

Starting out as the duo of twin sisters Gin Weintraub Blische (vocals, guitar) and Evi Weintraub Scapellati (vocals) in 1992, Inhouse grew to a quintet by incrementally adding bassist Phil Kalasz, drummer Steve Williams and guitarist Andy Stein by 1994. Twenty-five years after its formation, and 20 years since the original pop band's demise, that lineup reunited on Feb. 22 at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, FL.