Start December with a Holiday Playlist

Start December with a Holiday Playlist

December can be a tricky time of year for music. At home, it is pure joy to pull out our holiday playlist and blast it throughout the house. The mix has evolved over the years to include all kinds of music styles, but it is always joyful and we certainly have our...
New Cruise Booked for June 2019!

New Cruise Booked for June 2019!

Mark your calendars for June 27-July 4, 2019. I’m happy to announce that I’m playing on another cruise for the good people over at Jazzdagen. We’ll be cruising the Rhone River from Lyon to Arles, France. I played another river cruise in France a...
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...
Interview with Alex Schicke

Interview with Alex Schicke

In March, I had an interview with Alex Schicke before my concert at Bix in Stuttgart. In this interview, we talk about my growing up with music, finding the bass, what jazz means to me, and my observations on the differences between the jazz scene in Europe and the...