It Takes A Village . . . To Raise A Musician


Valerie’s live recording entitled “It Takes a Village… to Raise a Musician”, that she performed in front of a packed house in central Florida in April of 2005. It features Valerie on vocals, saxophones, flute and clarinet, Rick on keyboards, Joe on drums and their good friend, the world famous Tim George on electric bass. This CD includes “Spain” by Chick Corea, Nat King Cole’s “Nature Boy”, and Diana Krall’s “Peel Me a Grape”, as well as some jazz standards like “Cherokee” and “Joy Spring”, and has received rave reviews by the likes of Phil Woods, Buddy De Franco and many more. This one has seen incredible sales, and continues to be a crowd favorite.

Nature Boy

A Night in Tunisia

I’ve Got the World on a String


Blame it on My Youth

Peel Me a Grape



Joy Spring

Someone to Watch Over Me

The Folks Who Live on the Hill

I Love Being Here With You

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October 21st 7:30-9:30 A Night of Latin Music

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Join Valerie and the ensemble at the Firehouse Cultural Center in Ruskin FL for a night of Latin Music.