I will be joining the Matt Robbins group for a concert of music off his new album, Love in the Active Voice, at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3 on Friday December 23rd, starting at 7pm. Tickets available here.
Trio @ Dead Poet Nov 1st
My trio will be appearing at the Dead Poet (450 Amsterdam Avenue) on Tuesday November 1st as part of their “Lamplight Sessions” live music series. With Jeff Koch on bass and Austin Walker on drums, from 7:30-9:30pm.
Omaha October 8th @ Harney St. Tavern
I will be in Omaha on saturday, October 8th to perform at the Harney Street Tavern (1215 Harney St.) starting at 9pm. Joining me will be Marcus Lewis on trombone, Eric Hitt on bass, Jacob Philips on guitar, and John Evans on drums.
Kansas City October 1st @ The American Jazz Museum
I will be joining the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, MO as a guest educator for their afternoon session on Saturday October 1st. For more information on this amazing institution please visit their website.
Brookings South Dakota October 7th @ South Dakota State
I will be headed to South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD on October 7th to give an evening concert as a guest of the SDSU Music Department. Joining me will be Marcus Lewis on trombone, Mitch Towne on organ, and John Evans on drums.
David White Jazz Orchestra Live Recording
I will be joining the David White Jazz Orchestra for a concert at St. Peter’s Church on East 54th St. and Lexington Avenue on Wednesday, August 10th at 1pm. This concert will be recorded and the material used for an upcoming album release.
Shapeshifter Lab July 14th
I will be joining Kyle Saulnier and his Awakening Orchestra for a performance at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn (18 Whitwell Place, just south of Union Street) on Thursday July 14th, starting at 7:30. Read more details here.
Cornelia St. Cafe July 19th
I am looking forward to returning to Cornelia St. Cafe with my quintet next month. We will be presenting a set of new compositions on Tuesday July 19th, at 9:30pm. Joining me for the evening will be Andrew Gould on saxophone, Broc Hempel on piano, Lauren Falls on bass, and Austin Walker on drums. $10 cover and $10 minimum.
Summer shows and Fall Tour
2015 was an interesting year, with shows around New York, a trip to Afghanistan, and a midwest tour. 2016 is shaping up to be a busy one as well, with shows coming up this summer around the New York area as well as another midwest tour later this year. Check back soon for all the details!
Saint Vitus April 22nd
I will be joining Black Atlas on Friday April 22nd for their homecoming show in Greenpoint Brooklyn at Saint Vitus. They are finishing up a lengthy tour including a run of shows at SXSW. Show starts at 8pm with three opening bands, $10 cover.
David White Jazz Orchestra December 20th
I will be joining the David White Jazz Orchestra for a free holiday concert on Sunday December 20th at the Full Gospel Assembly of Brooklyn at 4:30pm.
Video of Oct. 14th show
The folks at livamp.com have archived my show at Cornelia St. Cafe on their website; if you didn’t get a chance to see us in person on the 14th you can watch the whole show here.
Interview for Fontmusic.org
I was recently interviewed by Benje Daneman of the FONT (Festival of New Trumpet Music) Organization for their website, focusing on myself and John Raymond as we perform a double bill show this evening, October 14th, at Cornelia St. Cafe. We discuss our thoughts on the jazz scene in New York, how we each got our start in the city, and the music and bands that are performing. You can read it here.
Cornelia Street Cafe October 14th
I will be back at the Cornelia Street Cafe next month for a set of new music on Wednesday October 14th, at 9:30pm. Andrew Gould, Isaac Darche, Or Bareket, and Christian Coleman will be joining me for the evening. I’m happy to share the night with John Raymond, his quartet will start the night off at 8pm.
Arlene’s Grocery September 22nd
I will be playing with the Hellgate Horn Company as we join the Bone Chimes for a set at Arlene’s Grocery on Tuesday September 22nd at 10pm.
Garage August 27th
I will be back at the Garage restaurant on Thursday August 27th with Lauren Falls on bass and Austin Walker on drums from 10:30pm to 1:30am.
Garage August 13th
I will be back at the Garage restaurant on Thursday August 13th with Lauren Falls on bass and Austin Walker on drums from 10:30pm to 1:30am.
As you may have noticed, things look a bit different around here. After a couple of years of my previous website design I decided to make a change and I’m very happy with the design work of James Yardley in helping me put this new site together.
Bone Chimes new EP
The Bone Chimes’ new EP is now available on iTunes, featuring five tracks recorded at Virtue and Vice Studios. Since I joined the group in the spring of 2013 this band has been making some great music. Tobi D’Amore, lead singer and guitar, also wrote all of the songs on this EP, and the horn arrangements are courtesy of keyboardist/saxophonist Ben Dobay. Hope you give it a listen. Cover art by EdenHill Photography.
McKittrick Hotel June 16th
I will be joining Black Atlas for a performance of their new EP, “Devils”, on June 16th at the McKittrick Hotel. Doors at 10:45, after that night’s performance of Sleep No More.