Category Archives for Collaborations
5-Sep-2012New Album Recorded – Polebridge
Much fun was had with Andrew Small, Steph Nilles, Micah Killion and John Marcus at Dubway Studios this week recording the new album “Polebridge” I was commissioned to compose. Stay tuned – Micah will be launching a Kickstarter campaign shortly to fund the release of the album. Some clips in the meantime from the official Polebridge page: Check out some […]
26-Jul-2012Stravinsky’s Ebony Concerto
My friend Max Seigel recently recorded’s Stravinsky’s Ebony Concerto. It was a brilliant session and I had a blast playing soprano sax on it. Take a listen:
Honored to have selections from my Storytime – The Tortoise album used in conjunction with a dance performance by the Guerrilla Dance Collective, who create site-specific outdoor dance performance works where you least expect. See them and many other amazing performances at the Harlem Arts Festival this June 29th and 30th.
19-Jun-2012Who is the Cutest?
Years ago, I created the website whoisthecutest.com for my girlfriend at the time. All it said was “you are” in big letters. She’s a very sweet person, and this was a way to thank her. I didn’t think much of if afterwards until six months later, when someone pointed out that it had gone viral on […]
10-Jun-2012New Commission “Polebridge”
I’ve just received a commission to write my next CD “Polebridge” for six-piece chamber ensemble inspired by my travels last summer through Montana. Polebridge is a population-50 town of free thinkers near Glacier National Park. My friend Micah Killion will be posting a Kickstarter campaign in a few months to cover the recording costs.
After two months in beautiful Montana I’ve arrived back in New York feeling refreshed and inspired. I’ve hit the ground running with Storytime playing this Thursday @ 9pm at the Tea Lounge. Also finalizing the artwork, text and audio mastering for my 31 Chorales Project, which should be released in about a month. A book of the Chorales […]
21-Jun-2011Canadian Tour with Kevin Brow’s Koptor
On the road this week in Canada with Kevin Brow’s (drums) modern jazz ensemble “Koptor”. We released an album in 2008 with Jacob Sacks (piano), Eivind Opsvik (bass) and myself and in the meantime he’s relocated to Copenhagen and written a a bunch more music and released another disc Fire Sink. The tour features Graig Earle […]
Had a great hang today with the lovely and talented Katie Andrews, an incredible harpist and super fun person to be around. I’m going to be composing some music for her but first I wanted her to explain the nature and principles of harp performance. Fortunately, she offered to let me play for the majority […]
14-Apr-2011New Duo, Acoustic Guitar and Soprano Sax
Please join Rupert Boyd (guitar) and myself (soprano sax) for a free, informal preview concert of our new duo playing classical and original repertoire this Sunday April 17th, 7p at the Crescent Lounge in Astoria Queens, NY. Pieces include: Chopin – Prelude #4, Op 28 Mahler – Kindertotenlieder (mvt 1) Mosher – The Dreamer Messiaen – Quartet for the […]
A true renaissance man, it’s nearly impossibly to summarize all the amazing things that Petr Cancura does in a single subject line. Fortunately for me, Petr Cancura recently shared his amazing photography skills for the upcoming artwork on my upcoming releases “Trickle” and “31 Chorales”. Learn more about him at petrcancura.com.