Great news! I've been selected by the administration and approved by the Board of Education to be the new Band Director in Sackets Harbor Central School!
After a week in New York, I traveled with the Jazz at Lincoln Center team to Bard College for the Summer Jazz Academy, a summer institute for talented high school jazz musicians staffed by the Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
For the past week I've been staying in Harlem and working at the Junior Jazz Academy hosted by Jazz at Lincoln Center at the Irene Diamond Education Center in Columbus Circle. This camp is an intensive camp which explores the history and language of jazz. For eight hours a day, students from New York and [...]
A week of swinging with an orchestra: a Big-Band themed Fourth of July concert.
Week one of two at the 2017 CYM Summer Camp is done and it's just getting started!
With a design that is both robust and ergonomic, this bag seems to be a much need accessory for gigging percussionists.
Known for its cigars, rum, and music, Cuba is a country shrouded in mystery to many Americans. My trip to the island was truly life-changing and you can bet i brought back as much knowledge (and cargo) as I could.
Hi there! This is the first of what will hopefully be a long series of posts about my musical career.