This may be a "Solo" project but I couldn't do it without my community! The following people are the main forces supporting my music, who I am incredibly honored to work with:

Joshua Michael - harmony, piano, percussion & more   A student of voice since childhood, Joshua Michael sings with the heart and resonance of a seasoned singer. Raised in a family of voice teachers, he extends his musical background to an ever-growing range of instruments, including piano, harmonica, guitar, and percussion. Whether he's accompanying other artists or performing lead on his own songs, his musical capabilities are limitless.

Joshua Michael - harmony, piano, percussion & more

A student of voice since childhood, Joshua Michael sings with the heart and resonance of a seasoned singer. Raised in a family of voice teachers, he extends his musical background to an ever-growing range of instruments, including piano, harmonica, guitar, and percussion. Whether he's accompanying other artists or performing lead on his own songs, his musical capabilities are limitless.

Ashley E. Norton - tour booking   After touring the US and Europe for four years as a full-time Folk singer (in Whitherward), Ashley E. Norton uses her booking knowledge and extensive venue network to help other indie artists. As the head tour booker of San Diego’s Acoustix House booking, she makes dreams come true for musicians looking to make a living from their music on the road.

Ashley E. Norton - tour booking

After touring the US and Europe for four years as a full-time Folk singer (in Whitherward), Ashley E. Norton uses her booking knowledge and extensive venue network to help other indie artists. As the head tour booker of San Diego’s Acoustix House booking, she makes dreams come true for musicians looking to make a living from their music on the road.

Black Media Co. - artist development, booking & consulting   SF Bay Area's Sunny Promyotin, Jake Stockley and their inspiring group of forward-thinking creatives cover many fields in the music industry. Working to build a community of talented, team-oriented music professionals is their mission as they push artists to think bigger for themselves and for each other.

Black Media Co. - artist development, booking & consulting

SF Bay Area's Sunny Promyotin, Jake Stockley and their inspiring group of forward-thinking creatives cover many fields in the music industry. Working to build a community of talented, team-oriented music professionals is their mission as they push artists to think bigger for themselves and for each other.

McKay Garner - production, engineering & mixing   McKay Garner is a master in the craft of making killer records. He’s a wizard, wielding the latest tools and proven classics to push bands’ production value to the next level, while never compromising honest artistic expression. After producing countless albums in LA and SF, his new recording studio in Oakland is set to open by 2020.

McKay Garner - production, engineering & mixing

McKay Garner is a master in the craft of making killer records. He’s a wizard, wielding the latest tools and proven classics to push bands’ production value to the next level, while never compromising honest artistic expression. After producing countless albums in LA and SF, his new recording studio in Oakland is set to open by 2020.

Gary Smith - photography   A hardworking photographer with the eye of an artist, Gary Smith sheds a light on the beauty in the world and in the people around him. He captures human interaction with the stunning wilderness and cityscapes of the Portland, OR area, while creating bold visual content for artists, models, and musicians.

Gary Smith - photography

A hardworking photographer with the eye of an artist, Gary Smith sheds a light on the beauty in the world and in the people around him. He captures human interaction with the stunning wilderness and cityscapes of the Portland, OR area, while creating bold visual content for artists, models, and musicians.

Nathan Abercrombie - graphic design   On paper and in the digital sphere, Nathan Abercrombie incorporates visual artistry into everything he touches. Generously designing album covers and offering tech support for musicians is a mere glimpse of what he can do. His personal artwork and creative engineering projects combine incredible skill with true imagination.

Nathan Abercrombie - graphic design

On paper and in the digital sphere, Nathan Abercrombie incorporates visual artistry into everything he touches. Generously designing album covers and offering tech support for musicians is a mere glimpse of what he can do. His personal artwork and creative engineering projects combine incredible skill with true imagination.

Shady Pines Media - video production   The combined forces of Brian Bauer, Callie Bowen, and Kamran Pakseresht create an unstoppable media factory. Prolifically churning out quality music videos and documentaries has earned them press and high profile clientele. Impressive track record aside, they remain committed to serving Portland, OR's local bands and the greater indie music scene.

Shady Pines Media - video production

The combined forces of Brian Bauer, Callie Bowen, and Kamran Pakseresht create an unstoppable media factory. Prolifically churning out quality music videos and documentaries has earned them press and high profile clientele. Impressive track record aside, they remain committed to serving Portland, OR's local bands and the greater indie music scene.

PK Maguire - videography   LA film professional, Paul Kaputa Maguire blesses musicians with his time and valuable energy on the shoot and behind the editing desk. With dedication and an assortment of top-of-the-line equipment, he invests in up-and-coming, independent artists who are looking to expand their music into the visual realm.

PK Maguire - videography

LA film professional, Paul Kaputa Maguire blesses musicians with his time and valuable energy on the shoot and behind the editing desk. With dedication and an assortment of top-of-the-line equipment, he invests in up-and-coming, independent artists who are looking to expand their music into the visual realm.

Maryam Qudus - sound engineering   Capturing amazing audio moments is Maryam Qudus’ expertise. As a permanent staff member at San Francisco’s famous Tiny Telephone Recording, she’s worked with notable bands such as Tune-Yards, Kronos Quartet, Hazel English and more. She is incredible at what she does and a true pleasure to work with.

Maryam Qudus - sound engineering

Capturing amazing audio moments is Maryam Qudus’ expertise. As a permanent staff member at San Francisco’s famous Tiny Telephone Recording, she’s worked with notable bands such as Tune-Yards, Kronos Quartet, Hazel English and more. She is incredible at what she does and a true pleasure to work with.

Mona Tilson - tour booking   Former professional poker player Mona Tilson now gambles on up-and-coming music artists. With a determination to shed light on undiscovered talent, she generously takes on tour projects for bands she believes in. From her organizational skills to her ease-of-communication with talent buyers, she is a true asset to the team.

Mona Tilson - tour booking

Former professional poker player Mona Tilson now gambles on up-and-coming music artists. With a determination to shed light on undiscovered talent, she generously takes on tour projects for bands she believes in. From her organizational skills to her ease-of-communication with talent buyers, she is a true asset to the team.

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Quiver Watts - violin   When not lead-singing and playing banjo in the Oakland, CA Folk Punk group Wayfairy, or working as a professional activist to uplift impoverished people in the Bay Area, Quiver Watts generously provides fun, folky fiddle licks for friends’ projects. A talented musician and a great collaborator, they bring energy to the stage and heart to the band.

Quiver Watts - violin

When not lead-singing and playing banjo in the Oakland, CA Folk Punk group Wayfairy, or working as a professional activist to uplift impoverished people in the Bay Area, Quiver Watts generously provides fun, folky fiddle licks for friends’ projects. A talented musician and a great collaborator, they bring energy to the stage and heart to the band.

Eli Conley - vocal coaching   With a plethora of knowledge about the instrument of voice, Americana singer/songwriter Eli Conley takes aspiring singers and shapes them into pro’s at their craft. With an ever-expanding collection of techniques he provides voice lessons, group harmony classes, and vocal coaching for touring and recording prep. As a member of the trans community, one of his specialties is coaching people with transitioning vocal registers.

Eli Conley - vocal coaching

With a plethora of knowledge about the instrument of voice, Americana singer/songwriter Eli Conley takes aspiring singers and shapes them into pro’s at their craft. With an ever-expanding collection of techniques he provides voice lessons, group harmony classes, and vocal coaching for touring and recording prep. As a member of the trans community, one of his specialties is coaching people with transitioning vocal registers.

 

Join the Team?

Do you help artists or would you like to? Maybe you’re a musician? Or maybe you have an area of expertise you’d like to volunteer, be hired for, or generally collaborate on? Contact me so we can chat :)

Extra points if you are a harmony singer, multi-instrumentalist, string player, music publisher, radio host, music journalist, blogger, podcaster, indie film maker, film music director, music video creator, video editor, or music attorney. Or even if you’re not a music-biz-pro and are simply an enthusiast looking to help an artist for free concert tickets, feel free to get in touch!

Or if there’s some way I can help you in your music career, don’t hesitate to ask. I wouldn’t be where I am without the help and advice of many musicians before me. Us artists gotta stick together!