Next week I’m headed to Germany to play the CD release tour of Sandi Kuhn’s Sextet. Sandi (not related to any meteorological phenomena) plays the saxophone and thus, us being roommates for a while, used to terrorize me, but fortunately he quickly moved back … Continued
Hearing the phrase “the Bar Next Door” prompts many mind boggling questions about the paradoxes in our existence but in fact it’s just the name of one of New York City’s most intimate jazz clubs. Over the past years I’ve heard many … Continued
So this last spring I managed to somehow graduate from Queens College. Here’s a video from my recital. It’s an arrangement of Joe Henderson’s “Inner Urge” and features Petros Klampanis and Dan Pugach on bass and drums.
Our concert at the Czech embassy in Washington D.C. got a great review on examiner.com. The music, inspired by Dvorak, is composed by saxophonist Charley Gerard and we will play the same program on October 5th at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage.
This Saturday i’ll be playing with self-proclaimed trumpet non-legend Howard Brofsky in the waterfront neighborhood Dumbo. Howard’s been around for a long time and actually saw Charlie Parker play on 52nd street back in the day! It’s always a pleasure … Continued
I finally uploaded some new tracks to my website. They’re from a demo recording I did this january with Johannes Weidenmueller and Colin Stranahan at Trout Recording. It was great fun to work with these guys and to record in … Continued
I’m excited to be playing with a totally fresh trio this thursday the 13th at the Domaine Wine Bar in Long Island City. This place has the best wines and cheeses in the city and happens to be right in … Continued
I decided it was time to renovate my website, so here it is. It’s much simpler (and cheaper) than my previous one, and I’ll try to keep it up to date this time! I also posted some transcriptions I did, … Continued