Anne’s gorgeous "Christmas Wish" encapsulates the time of the year that she loves most of all. All about sharing out the spirit of the season, "Christmas Wish", gathers old friends and cozy favorites, along with the classic, "The Christmas Song" and the new classic, "Light A Single Candle". Mirroring all the emotions that wash over us during the holidays, it stirs, too, with "Amazing Grace" in duet with Jim, and surprises with two wonderful originals: the title track, upbeat "Christmas Wish", and a just-right love song, "Joy in Our World".
Anne Cochran continues to enjoy her soulful reunion with collaborator and producer Abe LaMarca. Coming off the smooth jazz radio hit, "Rise and Shine", she goes "Deeper" into her vocal and creative vocabulary and shows a more intense side of her style that her fans will love.
If you read last month’s entry, you will remember my mom’s health scare. Good news! She was back at her nursing home on December 2nd, the day before my flight out to Lincoln, NE, for The Jim Brickman Celebration Tour, and I could breathe easy.
I arrived the evening of the third with no delays. The following day, Jim, John Trones and I rehearsed before that evening’s performance at The Rococo Theatre. I was drained from the worries of the week before, and didn’t feel at the top of my game. But the audience was lovely and gave me a hu