Video from Paradise Jazz: Blakey Tribute

Video from Paradise Jazz: Blakey Tribute

I am having such a blast with the guys on this Blakey project. The more we play together, the more spontaneous and adventuresome we get. This is a groovy Lee Morgan blues arranged by Soren Moller: Calling Miss Khadija.Enjoy! Jesper Riis (tpt), Karl-Martin Almqvist...
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....
My latest salad obsession here at home

My latest salad obsession here at home

This past week in Denmark has been amazing. We even had a day where I thought to myself, “Wow, it is kind of hot outside!” This weather screams for ice tea, BBQ, hanging out in the back yard with friends, and salads. Here at home, I’m known as the...
24 Hours in Copenhagen

24 Hours in Copenhagen

When I moved to Denmark, I was excited to show my friends and family around Copenhagen, but I wasn’t sure where to start. Now, after six years, I’ve developed my “Sprint through Copenhagen” for those who only have a day or so in the city. If...
So-Cal Tour Roundup 2016

So-Cal Tour Roundup 2016

After almost a week at home, I think I’m finally out of my jet lag haze.  I’m still in an afterglow of memories of fun music, wonderful people, and perhaps a little too much food.  I realize that I can’t eat at all my local favorites in such a short...