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. … Continue reading In Memory of Sophia Rosoff
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… Continue reading Dan Loomis: Jobs Trials
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… Continue reading Listen Here
Ten Days Till Carnegie Hall
I still can’t believe that in 10 days I will be on stage at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall singing. Ok, I have been blessed before and I have sung at Carnegie Hall in 2015 and 2014 but you see, it still blows me away every time I think about it. I have had my… Continue reading Ten Days Till Carnegie Hall
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… Continue reading My First Video
I Am Playing Carnegie Hall!
The title says it all folks. I am playing Carnegie Hall on March 25th, 8:00pm at the Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. Can I tell you that I’m excited? I am excited!! I hope you buy a ticket cause it’s going to be a blast! See you in two weeks! Buy tickets here
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… Continue reading Shows To Check Out Before 2014 Ends!
December’s Artist Feature: Dana Lyn
Once again, I have dropped the ball and didn’t quite make my November artist feature. However, I have managed to put together this month’s feature on the amazingly talented violinist, pianist, and composer Dana Lyn. I have known Dana for over a decade and for a short period we were also housemates. (Dana taught me… Continue reading December’s Artist Feature: Dana Lyn
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… Continue reading August Artist Feature: Miranda Sielaff
June’s Artist Feature: Benjamin Scheuer
This month’s artist feature is the remarkable and talented song-writer, guitarist, singer and actor Benjamin Scheuer. I have known Ben for more than a decade and seen this wonderful musician grow into the amazing talent that he is now. Ben is a foodie. It is guaranteed that if Ben hosts a party, there will be… Continue reading June’s Artist Feature: Benjamin Scheuer