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Cyberstalking: Vulnerability & Power of Choice
Note: This episode might contain triggering content for some audience members.
This month in The School of Bravery we've been focusing on the bravery ingredient of POWER OF CHOICE, while last month we covered VULNERABILITY. Both topics relate to what I want to bring up with you today...
This is one of the rawest and un-edited podcast episodes I've ever published. There is crying in this episode, but you'll also hear hope and thankfully, power of choice.
I've been silent on th…
Mackenzie Spear - Live Sound & Mix Engineer
Did you know that only 5% of audio engineers are female? This is tragic. Can you just imagine the get-it-done, super-rad albums haven't been made yet?!
Mackenzie Spear and I met through the glorious thing that is social media. There's this not-so-secret Facebook group for Nashville Music Women and it's been an amaaaazing resource to have as a new Nashville resident. Especially, as someone who wants to see that previously mentioned percentage change drastically, preferably as soon as possible.…
Coltan Foster, bassoonist & advocate for arts education
This episode features Coltan Foster, bassoonist extraordinaire and supreme advocate for arts education. When I began my album Covered in Clover, I just *knew* it would have bassoon. So Coltan was the first phone call I made to ask if he'd be willing help with this project.
I admire Coltan so much. His perseverance, vulnerability, and authenticity are so crucial to not only being a decent human being, but also an excellent musician.
When he and I recorded Covered in Clover, he had just graduate…
Gary Mula, producer
This episode features Gary Mula, the co-producer and audio engineer for my latest release, Covered in Clover. I came to him looking for a safe person to try out my ideas. He was an absolute joy to work with and I highly recommend working with him to anyone looking for an experience (co)producer with an ample amount of experience in the Seattle music scene.
In today's episode, we discussed what that working relationship was like, how it was to bring in so many musicians for this album, how the S…
Mandy Troxel, songwriter
This episode features Mandy Troxel, a singer-songwriter and dear friend of mine from Orcas Island, WA. I asked her to be the first episode of these conversations discussing my latest album release, Covered in Clover, because she witnessed each version of the evolution of these songs over the last 5 years.
Please go take a minute to visit her website below and check out her music. She's brilliant and I'm so glad you get to meet her and get to know her more today!