I am a singer and keyboard player making music with Brian Cremins.

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Our most recent recorded project is the soundtrack to Gene Kannenberg Jr.’s abstract graphic novella Qodèxx. (Which you can read more about in my Qodèxx Recording Diary.)

As a kid, I was carrying bags of extension cords to my dad’s band’s gigs as soon as I was more or less mobile, and in the years since, I’ve performed in musical revues, pit bands, choirs, and jazz combos and fronted rock groups. I’ve appeared live at such iconic venues in Chicago as the Double Door, the Green Mill, Martyrs’, Schubas, and the Laugh Factory, as well as on legendary kiddie dance show Chic-a-Go-Go.

Here’s a recent show that Brian and I played at the Sherry Theater in Los Angeles:

And here’s some footage of us doing a sad-bastard version of the classic Dion song “Runaround Sue”:

Some of my favorite singers include Jackie Cain, Björk, k.d. lang, Sammy Davis Jr., Mark Eitzel, Scott Walker, and Alex Turner.