When I get a minute at home, I like to return to the lifelong study that is jazz.
One of my favorite tunes from the cannon is Thelonious Monks’ I Mean You. It’s a fun song - learned it (tediously) out of the original (5th Edition) Real Book, but then discovered that everyone likes to…Read More
Man, I’m so glad to be here on the West Coast again. Nothing against the mountain states, but it’s just less rarified here. I can feel the sea.
I’m psyched to be close to home now too. I’ll see my old buddy (pictured) again tomorrow night. I hope it’s not too confusing for her,…Read More
We get into these cycles, as I was saying last time. More and more lately we are like, posting-up at hotels for a few days here and there - Monday, Tuesday nights. I’m in one of those spots, across the train tracks from the Belly Up. On the other side is the mighty Pacific, down the…Read More
It’s cool here, I got my stocking cap out again. Florida was a great respite from the bitter cold of Midwest and Northeast Winter. Back in Portland Oregon they were getting snow - still are, I think.
Great jams down in Florida! Our show at the Culture Room was one of those magic sets,…Read More