2015 Governor’s Ball

We had an exciting night of hobnobbing with the stars at the Governor’s Ball following the 87th annual Academy Awards last week! It was a great night with Sergio Mendes, Will.I.Am from the Black Eyed Peas and the band -

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Here are some shots of the band before we hit the stage -

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After we played, we all danced to Solange’s deejaying skills on the tables -

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Grammy Highlights

What a great show we had tonight at the ‪#‎GrammyPremiereCeremony‬. Thanks to my friend and DWTS musical director Ray Chew. You killed it again my brotha! My friend, Maestro ‪#‎SergioMendes‬, did not walk away with a trophy but to have been nominated and have the opportunity to share the stage with great artists and hear others within earshot like ‪#‎BillyHart‬, ‪#‎JoeLovano‬, ‪#‎RobertGlasper‬ and my brotha Nathan East was a true gift in and of itself. ‪#‎PraiseGod‬ for the opportunity to do that which I love for a living and work with such talented and beautiful people. God is truly good! ‪#‎AlwaysGrateful‬ ‪#‎NeverGiveUp‬ ‪#‎ThankfulForEverything‬

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Neil Young on Jimmy Fallon

Last night I was honored to share the stage with the Rock & Roll royalty that is Neil Young! We were on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and we had a blast :-) It was a combination of singers and musicians who recorded with Neil and Jimmy’s house band, The Roots. An amazing collection of musical talent on that stage. Here are some shot of the festivities – Enjoy!

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Be sure to pick up Neils latest album, Storytone, of which I am proud to be a part. It’s available on his site or wherever you buy music. #GodIsGood

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Grammy Week 2015!

Well the Grammys are upon us and it all goes down THIS SUNDAY, February 8th! You can feel the excitement all around Los Angeles. This week promises to be full of fun as I get to record & play with some of the greats like Sergio Mendes and Neil Young – and then the big show happens on Sunday! More details about the live performances are on my SHOWS tab. Here’s to an incredible week and hopes that Sergio Mendes will win a Grammy for his latest album Magic as it’s been nominated in the Best World Music category. I’m hoping to be opening some bubbly to celebrate his #‎Grammy‬ win!

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Happy 2015!

Happy New Year everybody! I hope and pray that this year proves to be our best year yet and that it is full of peace, safety, blessings & abundance throughout the year. I believe that this will be a breakthrough year for many of us. Feel free to keep me posted on the wonderful ways you grew throughout the year. Here’s to a GREAT 2015!

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Happy Holidays!

From my family to yours, I hope for the sweetest of holidays for you this year. May it be filled with love, peace, joy and music! Here’s to a healthy and prosperous 2015 – CHEERS :-)


Feliz Natal to all my Brazilian friends!


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