Blakey Tribute CD Available Now

Blakey Tribute CD Available Now

Sometime last year, I got an email from Ole Kjær from the Gladsaxe Jazz Club. He wanted me to play a special concert for International Jazz Day (April 30). He didn’t want my regular configurations, but something different and out of my ordinary wheel house. The...
California Tour August 2018

California Tour August 2018

Summer is the season for grill parties, hanging out with friends in the late evening sun, and groovin’ to outdoor concerts and festivals. I’m coming back to California this August for a quick set of concerts with Andy Langham (piano) and Dean Koba (drums)....
Copenhagen Jazz Festival Dates

Copenhagen Jazz Festival Dates

The 2018 edition of the Copenhagen Jazz Festival begins Friday, July 6 and runs through Sunday, July 15. It is one of the most amazing festivals I’ve ever attended. With over 100 concerts per day, you have every opportunity to see and hear local musicians, up...
Happy 85th Birthday to Bertram Turetzky

Happy 85th Birthday to Bertram Turetzky

There are people that come into your life at various moments to give you a hand, guidance, or an idea that carries you well beyond your next phase of life. Bert Turetzky has been one of those guys for me. I studied with him at the University of California, San Diego....
Holiday Project Update

Holiday Project Update

Now that we’re done with our last concert of 2017, it is time to start looking ahead to the holiday season for 2018. I know this looks really weird, but hear me out. I’ve been actively thinking about this Christmas project for over two years now, but I...