Tag Archives: Jazz

“Talent” Show?

Last night I took part in the high school ritual known as the “Talent Show.” It was largely against my will; the jazz band was asked to play, so, of course, we had to. I was stuck waiting for the … Continue reading

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View from the Audience: Ithaca Jazz Ensemble and Terell Stafford

So I just happened to be in Ithaca, New York for about a day or so (one of the most beautiful areas of the earth if you ask me) and I noticed that the Ithaca Jazz ensemble was playing a … Continue reading

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Herbie Hancock: Empyrean Isles

There are just some albums that are just perfect. I think the above album is one of those. Just  look at the cover. You see who’s playing on it. Each and every one of those guys  is a legend! The … Continue reading

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Safe Sax

For those of you who don’t know, (Let me rephrase that: everybody) I am a composer. I write music blah blah. I recently finished a piece written for two alto saxophones, which is my primary instrument, for those of you … Continue reading

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