October 6, 2017

"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change." Charles Darwin

How do I choose where to play when I busk?

People ask me when I'm out playing in the subway, "When will you be b...

August 12, 2017

The Wormhole of Change 

This week, I've found myself bursting into tears and crying a lot prompted by death in my life.

Death marked by the shedding of an identity to which I've clung my whole life- that of the singer (of other people's material) but also the death of a...

August 10, 2017

The Dissatisfaction with Sameness 

It's been almost 2 years since the first day I stepped into the New York City underground to play piano and sing in front of people. 

I've been feeling an overwhelming dissatisfaction with just playing covers and other pe...

August 9, 2017

Two Years In and Still...

It's almost been 2 years since the first day that I busked and I find myself feeling just as much a beginner as I did that first day. Maybe not at the same things, but I pretty much feel afraid and unsure of everything I do everyday because I h...

July 20, 2017

August 30, 2015. I remember this day vividly. The fear of not busking had reached it's zenith and had started to eclipse the fear of doing it. It also helped that I was pretty angry that day so it gave me the charge I needed to leave home in Valley Stream, Long Island,...

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