Enclosures: 5th Mode of Harmonic Minor

Starting on the root of the V7(b9) chord, experiment with with adding a pickup 8th note on the “and” of the 4th beat.  *This is intended to be memorized.  Use the written music as a guide.

Download the exercise here: 5th mode of harmonic minor enclosures

New Remote Recording!

Just collaborated on a new song with Moongriffin (guitar, keys, Portland, OR) featuring Bryan Murray (tenor saxophone, Watchung, NJ), Caroline Davis (flute, Brooklyn, New York), Chris Merrill (bass Chicago, IL) and Thomas Faulds (drums, Batavia, IL).

Jazz at University of Indianapolis

Excited to join the Jazz Faculty at University of Indianapolis this fall!  Duties will include individual trumpet class, rehearsals, brass sectionals and masterclasses.  IMG_6266.JPG