Recording at Studio SQ

I recently spent two days with the other Magic Fight kids recording at Studio SQ in San Francisco. Guided by magic visionary, Alex Haager, we tracked two songs that will eventually become the band’s new single. There is quite a lot of engineering talent and crazy gear at the studio. They know what they areContinue reading “Recording at Studio SQ”

SF Friends of Chamber Music

A new and exciting challenge arises for me as I join San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music as Social Media Associate. The organization’s Musical Grants Program, Fiscal Sponsorship Program and diverse concert series add volumes to the vibrancy of the music scene in the Bay Area. The upcoming SF Music Day LIVE + FREE promisesContinue reading “SF Friends of Chamber Music”

Who Is: Alex Pinto

Let’s start with Thanks! Alex Pinto! The amazing musician who blessed the Bay Area music scene with his genius for a little over four years. He is in India now, researching Hindustani music as a Fulbright Scholar. During his time in the Bay Area he taught hundreds of middle school students about what it takesContinue reading “Who Is: Alex Pinto”

Music Video Race

It begins tonight. Can we borrow your white Camaro? How about some hair gel instead? The kids in Magic Fight, myself included, will be shooting a music video in 48 hours for the Music Video Race. There will be pros involved so no fear. We’ll be performing live at the screening on Saturday June 15Continue reading “Music Video Race”

San Francisco Offside Festival 2013

On May 23, 24 and 25 I had the pleasure to document the second annual San Francisco Offside Festival. Produced by Bay Area music scene champions and friends Laura Maguire and Alex Pinto, the event featured prominent local Jazz heavyweights including Mads Tolling, Howard Wiley and Jordan Glen to name a few. Beyond taking picturesContinue reading “San Francisco Offside Festival 2013”

Who Is: Jeff Gist

Whenever he’s not on Mars schedule or zeroing in on one of his creations, you get to hang out with the Gist. I met Jeff through another very talented friend, Jessica Nguyen (you should meet her too!), and have been frequently impressed by his kindness and creativity. The man has multiple talents and skills, song-craftContinue reading “Who Is: Jeff Gist”

Who Is: Alex Christopher Haager

He’s not afraid to ask for his own surprise birthday party and will be very clear about letting you know if you got him the wrong present. But, spend ten minutes chatting with this guy and you are going to want to keep him as one of your closest friends. I met him a fewContinue reading “Who Is: Alex Christopher Haager”