Saturday, January 17, 2015


As most of you know, I had surgery in December, and it has done some good for me.  In fact I feel amazing.  Its been so long since I've felt this good. 

The really cool part is this:

A week before the surgery - I had a problem with my blood pressure. I was at my Urologist's office, near a hospital, which the doctor decided I should go to the ER. The office manager wheeled me in a wheelchair to the ER.  To depend on someone to take me to the ER like that was hard for me.  Her attitude was amazing, and comforting.  Needless to say, my blood pressure was brought down and all turned out well.  It was then I decided the next time I went into the office I'd take a copy of "Fire in the Rainstorm" to her, which I did.

This past week, I went back for a post op visit.  As soon as I walked in, she stopped me and told me she has it in her car, and takes it every where with her. She told me the music made her cry... and she could not believe it.  She loved every part of it. She also had her friends listen, and they cried too.

After my appointment, she came out and hugged me, and told me thank you over and over. This was an amazing thing for me to experience. To be quite honest, this whole experience with her made me tear up.  I am so grateful for ALL of you.. those of you that helped me get this album recorded.  

The next step is marketing and promotion, which I invite you again to work side by side along with me. Looking forward to it all....

love & peace in music... 

Will Ackerman, Tom Eaton and my bff Tracey Cravens
kori linae...

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Feeling the Burn?

In the stillness of the last few weeks, the quietness before the plunge into the release, and promotion and a tour (hopefully) for "Fire in the Rainstorm", I've been thinking of everything I need to do. The hopes that this album will be an inspiration to you.The stories the music tells, are personal coming from my life and my friend's lives. When I listen to it, the renewal, the promises that these stories tell in musical form, help me to let go of the past, to LIVE in the present with love and peace, and to look forward to the future with hopes that I can be a better person. 

This is a "brave album" quoting my friend and producer Will Ackerman.  There are many fantastic solo pianists, and I hope to be among them.

I invite you to join me, as I take these steps to release this album, to share with your family and friends, to tell the world about the music you will come to love.

I will be writing and sharing stories from the recording, and will tell you about the songs from the liner notes. I will also be sharing comments from those that joined in creating the album from PledgeMusic.  I also have some reviews that have come in to share with you as well.  I am planning out videos as well! 
Your support and love have kept me going on this journey to share my musical soul with you.. and believe me, words are not adequate enough to express my thanks to you.