Check out the new single, Dusty Rhodes on Spotify. Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/268QBH5WtUnLP2O3p2qP9g?si=uibn-zD_TVOBBfRSHMrbOA -- Dusty Rhodes features a lofi Rhodes piano sound. The title is a nod to the pro wrestler with the same name, who is also known as The American Dream. This is the first release from the the new record, Migration Climate coming out... Continue Reading →
Solo Performance: Motorized Percussion, Trumpet and Digitakt
-- Solo ambient performance setup featuring sound sculpture, trumpet, digitakt, op-1, sp404 and ableton live. This project was originally intended to be featured in concerts and masterclasses that were cancelled due to the spread of the covid19 virus. https://youtu.be/Qvm-Vt757d4
Diatonic Arpeggios in C
Download this free exercise here: Diatonic arp in C
I recently had the joy of working on a song for the Amazon Christmas Soul Compilation with Chicago soul legend JC Brooks. Check out Back Door Santa here: https://www.amazon.com/Back-Door-Santa-Amazon-Original/dp/B07771D6Q9/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1511987281&sr=8-1&keywords=jc+brooks+back+door
Father John Misty at Auditorium Theater
Last night I had the opportunity to play with the great Father John Misty in a beautiful theater. Always an honor to play for such an attentive audience. Amazing show!
The Walkmen at the Vic Theater Friday Janurary 18th
http://youtu.be/bVFtIYk3b6c I'll be playing trumpet in the Walkmen horn section this evening. I hope they kill it like they did at pitchfork a few years ago. They even bring their very own piano with them everywhere they travel.
Antibalas and Black Bear Combo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJLsAHNkyqM&feature=share&list=AL94UKMTqg-9CKjBCklIleYzqiWyy2qZyZ I can't wait to open for Antibalas tomorrow night at Lincoln Hall and finally hear the power of this big horn section live! They were just featured on Jimmy Fallon last week to advertise the start of their tour. Many of the songs feature Baritone, Tenor and two trumpets. I also hear the lead... Continue Reading →
Hollows Sophomore LP Available April 10th
I don't think anyone who checked out Zooey Deschanel's band She and Him at Millennium Park in Chicago a few summers back would forget the killer girl band that opened up the show. I've been lucky to run into the members of Hollows a few more times since then both playing with JC Brooks... Continue Reading →
Syl Johnson @ West Fest Chicago 7/10/11 7 p.m.
I'm excited to announce that I'm playing with the great Syl Johnson this coming Sunday evening. Who is Syl Johnson? He is famous for working with Al Green producer Willie Mitchell and has been sampled heavily by artists such as Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy and the Geto Boys. Listen to Syl on Numero Group's page. ... Continue Reading →