Krasnoyarsk, Siberia

We arrived in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia early in the morning on July 1, drummer LaFrae Sci’s Birthday. She was the first of the band off the plane and immediately received the warmth and welcome of the local people. When we got to the hotel, we found the International Music Festival in full swing with musicians from […]

Thanks for an amazing year!

It has been an amazing year and I thank you for listening.  What a joy it is to meet in communities around the globe in celebration of our music.  It’s a true gift and I’m grateful to all the musicians, audience members and support staff who make it all happen.  Thank-you thank-you thank-you.  Can’t wait […]

A Wail of Two Cities

Last week, Evan Christopher invited us to do a concert with him at the University Club in Manhattan.  It was Evan Christopher, clarinet, Ari Roland, bass, LaFrae Sci, drums and myself on piano. The concept was “A Wail of Two Cities: New Orleans to New York.”  Evan put together a distinctive, fiery and sweet program.  […]

Jazz, It’s My Music…Let’s Play!

  Greetings friends.  Welcome to my new blog.  I’m so glad to have this space to share my travels and insights with you.  I’ll do my best to be brief and share things I think you will find meaningful.  I live by the words above and I do all I can to share this feeling […]