The Jazz Composers Alliance newest release - is out
Live at the BPC
The recording features two of my pieces, Romanople and Super I's/Private Heroes.
Romanople was inspired by the time during the Roman Empire when there were two capitals - one in Constantinople and one in Rome.
Super I's/Private Heroes is an homage to the genre.
Here's what the critics are saying:
"...music that bursts with complex ideas...one of the finest jazz ensembles in the country." - All About Jazz
"...a soundtrack-worthy nod to spy thrillers and superhero flicks, brimming with excitement and suspense." - Downbeat
"...music that sets out to offer challenge without alienation." - Jazz Journal
From our fans:
Mimi Rabson said; “Put the Stratocaster, Gibson and Rickenbacker back in their cases. Pack-up the DW Drum-Kit. Tell the Horn Section to take 5. A Keyboard? Not today! Enlighten the singers that silence is golden. Okay! Now, get me those Violins and Cellos…we’ve got some Rock & Roll to play!!”
“There is so much joy in the room!"
Berklee's Really Eclectic Orchestra is doing a phenomenal job getting through this very challenging time. This season we have been able to add players from all over the country because we are online.
Here is some publicity about BREO and a link to our rendition of Miserlou.
Here's some of what happened at Five Week in 2019. What a pleasure to work with such wonderful, responsive and creative musicians.