Hope you're having an amazing summer.
Just a quick note to let you know about two upcoming events.
This Friday August 1, I will be presenting the world premiere of my Charlie Parker project at the Newport Jazz Festival. While we are not playing any of his music, each composition is based on a melody or solo of Parker clearly showing Bird's indelible influence on me and modern music in general. It's a real treat for me to return to an acoustic format with Matt Mitchell on piano, François Moutin on bass, Rudy Royston on drums, and 20 years young trumpet…read more
- Jul 16 New York, NY more info
- Jun 25 Pori, Finland more info
- Jun 15 New York, NY more info
It looks like Summer has finally arrived and with it an exciting music festival season.
I'm very excited to be taking Gamak (Rez Abbasi, Rich Brown and Dan Weiss) to Canada to perform at 7 jazz festivals across the country. We'll be in:
June 21 - Edmonton
June 22 - Vancouver
June 23 - Victoria
June 24 - Saskatoon
June 25 - Toronto
June 26 - Ottawa
June 27 - Montreal
Just click the city to find out more information.
After that run, we'll be at the DC Jazz Fest on June 29 in a double bill with…read more