Cover: "Still Hurting" from Last Five Years

by Jason Robert Brown. I admire writers who can create intimate settings!
So I'm trying to upload more often, but huge production vids take a long time, so I'm starting off with some simple vids! Hope you like them, and listen in headphones 'cause this song is a secret.

Interview on Musician's Friend Blog

If you're good at what you do, you don't need a lot of awesome gear to sound pro, save up for vital pieces. You'll be amazed at what you can achieve. Interview about gear and recording for Musician's Friend Blog! An extensive article with some lovely artists who do great work. by April Bone!

Payphone & Snow White Mashup w/ Felicia Day

It was a blast recording Felicia! There ain't much she can't do.
[MP3] Payphone & Some Day My Prince Will Come Mashup

I played Penny in a staged "Dr. Horrible Sing Along Blog" (San Diego 2011 during Comic-Con), I told her when we first met and both freaked out a little. The staged show isn't online, but there's behind the scenes stuffs. Zak Whedon watched us one night and I may have peed in my pants.

Felicia Day: Voice
James Ritts: Guitar, whistling
Jane Lui: Voice, keys/organ, accordion, suitcase, water jug, rotary phone, tambourinette, service bells, IKEA cup thingy, playing cards
Arrangement: Jane Lui

Felicia's Stuff:
Official website. YouTube Channel.
GeekAndSundry. Facebook. Twitter.

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Hmm... dream comes true: I'll be playing Walt Disney Concert Hall for this fantastic benefit.
July 26, 2012 :: 7pm

For 30% discount tickets:
• Use code JaneLuiFan on this Eventbrite   OR
• Click on this direct discount link!

Come support the benefit & share this dream with me - just make sure you come say hi after.

Mochi Mag Feature

Mochi Magazine - Empowering Asian American Teenage Girls
Full length feature on Jane and her way of over-coming obstacles in family, work, love!!

Hotel Cafe Poster

New Tour Dates, Meetups in EU, & Tees!

Jane's headed to NYC - London - Zurich - Brugge with showdates & meetups! Check it!

Hand-drawn design by Jane // Umbrella Trees (unisex) // $19.99
Fit for all occasions including pony-riding, video-gaming, date night, or trip to the library.
American Apparel Tri-Blend in Charcoal and Athlete Blue. UBER comfy.
Get'em through her Big Cartel Shop!

  

Hot off the press

Thanks to all the new Press (click!), so much love for the album!
I'm humbled and pretty darn thankful.

July 2011 - Best Recording Nominee :: San Diego Music Awards 2011 !!
June 2011 - San Diego Troubadour album review

Boston-NY-HK

I'm home!! My bed's never felt this amazing. While the jetlag lingers as the finale of the travels, thought I'd better share. In a nutshell, it was amazing. From parts of the world that couldn't be more different from each other, I found a tremendous amount of kindness that threaded it all together. 

  

  

I'm in love with the fact that my music makes me travel, but i love the community of dorky/geeky/clever people equally, if not more. Sharing stories, yes. but also your mannerisms, handwriting, eye contact (or lack of), handshake… i notice them more than you might think. heee hee.

I have this policy: Open up first before expecting others to do so.

I say Hi, do my dance, & tell stories before expecting others to let me in. This worked WONDERS on this trip, and I'm so grateful to that ex who taught me this. Irony runs deep.


*taken by Joseph Bayot, dude in the blue shirt below.

Boston & NYC, beautiful. Shows were packed to the brim, and I had the most delicious ramen at a meet-up. I met a girl named Shirley, who interviewed me for her blog. She was surprised to hear that I was more influenced by people than music…. but i guess music is nothing more than the capture of humanness. Here is her write-up.

Then off to HK I flew (had the row to myself!). Spent time with mom & birthday with  family. That birthday cake was the niftiest spongy thing i've ever had. Months ago, I learned that I had a listener in HK who was also a well known TV actress, Fala Chen. It was a great surprise, and we decided to do a couple songs together at the show. We sang Tori Amos' "Silent All These Years" to a packed house in Canto & English, it was made famous in canto by the great Faye Wong years ago.

This was something sweet to me - I used to record this song on cassette over and over again when i was 12 so i could figure out the piano part by ear .. 'cause i hated practicing Hanon.


  

A lovely trip, I came home so happy, and ever so grateful.
... now it's your turn. May you do what you love daily.


Cheerio,
Jane

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