Lost and Found Family on the Global Web: A transatlantic journey honoring the memory of my Holocaust-lost grandfather

The Story behind The Picture of Rafael

January 27, 2017: Somewhere between Oran, Paris, Cairo, Strasbourg and New York….

In honor of the 72d anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I would like to share an old family story that resurfaced into my life a couple of years ago […]

Embraced by the French with Open Harms (Concert Review)

Nancy Harms “Ellington at Night” CD release concert @ New Morning, Paris September 17, 2016

Note: This review was originally published in Jazz Times online section on September 28, 2016 and recently posted and updated on this blog in honor Nancy’s second triumphant concert in Paris @ Duc des Lombards Jazz Club on March 7, […]

Parisian again

Ever since I started doing music more seriously, I tried to define my multicultural identity, influences and style. I then came up with the following caption “Mediterranean by heart. Parisian by birth. New Yorker by choice. Latin by soul.” My friends said no PR could have done a better job :-). Well in June I […]