Randi Cee

Life is Better with Syncopation. Spread The Word!
  • Bump in the Road Life is Better with Syncopation. Spread The Word!Holly Dumaux and Tip West in 2001. (courtesy www.campjitterbug.com) To say the Road of Life is bumpy might be the understatement of the year. For me personally, the last two years have been like one of those back roads that are so full of twists, turns, and potholes that you ...
  • Anatomy of a House Concert Life is Better with Syncopation. Spread The Word!Not just “atmosphere”: the Christmas house concert is in full swing as Randi Cee and her accompanist Randy Woltz entertain the guests in attendance. (photo courtesy Randi Cee) My brain delights in unraveling when it should be sleeping. Rarely are these sessions productive. Occasionally, the brain spin cycle leads ...
  • Tokyo, Commercials, and Papaya Suzuki Life is Better with Syncopation. Spread The Word! Japanese heartthrob Papaya Suzuki. (photo courtesy asianwiki.com) Getting in the door is the hardest part. I have the kind of cold that has a rodent living in my lungs and he is threatening to scramble up to my ears. I lay in bed fantasizing about not going. My ...
  • There’s Got to be a Pony Life is Better with Syncopation. Spread The Word!Randi Cee sings with Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks at Iguana in New York City. (photo by Neal Siegal) Tragedy + time = comedy. I won’t live long enough. Money doesn’t buy happiness. Can I please test this theorem? A friend encouraged me to come perform in NYC. She would help produce it. ...
  • My Mother Tried Life is Better with Syncopation. Spread The Word!No Boys Allowed: Katie Cavera’s Women-Only Jazz Jam in full ukulele mode. Katie is standing at the back with the yellow uke, and Randi Cee is pictured center with the banjolele. (photo submitted by Randi Cee) My mother tried. I got piano lessons as a child. I just didn’t ...
  • Collecting or Hoarding? Life is Better with Syncopation. Spread The Word!By Randi Cee The best way to keep a grip on some of my remaining sanity is to just throw everything out. My apartment is a Barbie apartment. By Manhattan standards it isn’t small but for the rest of us …..well let’s just say you have to go outside to ...