Category: Music

In Memory of Sophia Rosoff

On Thursday, November 22, 2018, my brilliant, wonderful piano/music teacher Sophia Rosoff passed away at her home.  She was 96. It is difficult to describe how much Sophia impacted my life.  Sophia brought me back to the piano and I am literally a born again pianist because of her. I met Sophia in August 2011.  After having a baby I… Read more →

Dan Loomis: Jobs Trials

Tomorrow night at 8:00pm, I’m performing Dan Loomis’ Jobs Trials at Ibeam in Brooklyn. This music is based on the bible’s Book of Job. There are great musicians performing alongside with me. A wonderful singer out on the scene from Korea, Songyi Jeon, great guitarist, Jeff Miles, Nathan Ellman-Bell on drums (where did this guy come from? Awesome!), the all… Read more →

Listen Here

You can check out some of my music here: Track 1: Coming Home is a piece I wrote for my first recording “Soulmates” 2001 Track 2: Not Much Of A Dog is from my third recording “Imagination:The Music From Joe Raposo” 2008 Track 3: Facsar is an excerpt from a composition by Luciano Berio. I am improvising while violist Miranda… Read more →

My First Video

Ok, I did it. I made my first video. This is a big deal for me since I haven’t ever posted a video of myself let alone one of me playing the piano. For those who do not know, I was a classical pianist before I devoted my time to singing. I took a long hiatus from playing and performing… Read more →

Shows To Check Out Before 2014 Ends!

We are coming into our last two weeks of 2014 (holy crap!) There are some great performances that I highly recommend you all to go see. Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:30pm Jesse Stacken‘s Helleborus CD Release Concert Jesse Stacken – piano and compositions Tony Malaby – saxophone Sean Conly – bass Tom Rainey – drums Cornelia Street Café 29 Cornelia… Read more →

August Artist Feature: Miranda Sielaff

This month’s featured artist is the wonderful performer, educator and violist, Miranda Sielaff. Miranda and I go way back to when we used to teach music up in Westchester county back in our early days in New York City. Miranda and I have shared countless meals together over the past decade or so and I’m not sure what her favorite… Read more →

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