2016: New year wishes?

As 2016 begins, we lose some giants (David Bowie) but somehow their legacy continues to show us a silver lining. With that renewed strength, I look forward to the the exciting great ventures that start to unfold.
– I am writing my second album and in a not long I will be able to get you to listen to samples of some songs.
– My first album is continuing its journey on the radio and gigs especially being listed as one of 150 favourite albums by RKC https://medium.com/@RadioKC/rkc-s-2015-favorites-150-tracks-3b49a6e13e#.i3tepp7hw. It is also being played on NetRadio, and lately on the Jazz Lounge Show on K107fm Community Radio.

Hear a track from Tiki Black on The Jazz Lounge Radio Show on Sunday 17th JanuaryListen in from 4pmwww.k107.co.ukK107fm also available on Tunein Radio on Smartphones and TabletsTiki’s websitetikiblack.com

Posted by The Jazz Lounge Radio Show on K107fm Community Radio on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

It is a surprisingly exciting feeling I have for the months ahead, in spite of no certainty, the usual rejections that now feel more like “Ask now  receive later”s, a loss of income that should make me panic but that somehow I have come to accept as what a heart attack would not pay for and a number of other ways that seeing life’s obstacles as challenges for your betterment can sometimes be the greatest challenge. I have come to think that the child in me never parted staying awake hoping not to miss the blessings by falling asleep.

Yet I am still hungover (or should I see hung over) the collaboration with Jo Bywater. I had guessed between the strings of her guitar and the lines of her text a passion that I would never have dreamed she would share on my works. The time taken, the passion put in, I can still feel it along with so much gratefulness. So there is a blessing I have so not missed I am still raving about it while many have moved on. Truly it must take time to sate off the deepest fruition. This is the feeling I want to continue to have, to feel and to share in 2016

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