FANTASTIC experience at the 50th Elmhurst Jazz Festival

I just want to mention to those who read my posts, that this Festival was an incredible experience for everyone. Doug Beach does an incredible job creating an experience for these students. To my delight I, too, had a fantastic

Rufus Reid at The Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild

I cannot think of a better way to celebrate my 73rd birthday! I’m going to Pittsburgh, PA, to do a full Rufus Reid Tribute to Ray Brown & to celebrate The 30th Year of The Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild. This fantastic

2016 Harvard University Jazz Master In Residence

I cannot tell you the thrill one gets walking around Harvard! This Residency is such an honor. I have already met with the Harvard Jazz Band and am looking forward to the concert April 9, under the direction of Yosvany

Premiere at Michigan State University

Gwen and Michael Dease commissioned me to write a composition for concert marimba, trombone and bass. I presented them with “Beguiled.” They premiered this trio composition with Rodney Whittiker on bass Friday evening, September 25, 2015, at Michigan Stage University.

Jazz en Rafale ~ Montreal

I had a fantastic rehearsal today with the JAZZLAB ORCHESTRA playing my “Quiet Pride” music here in Montreal. I could not be happier. We have one more tomorrow to get deeper into the music, so Saturday night’s concert, March 21,

UPCOMING APPEARANCES

  • 11/03/2017
    NEA Jazz Masters at Flushing Town Hall
    NEA Jazz Masters
    Flushing, NY
  • 12/08/2017
    Mass Transit Performed, New Jersey City University
    NJCU Orchestra Concert
    Jersey City, NJ
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