Jazz Guitarist • Educator • Recording Artist

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Summer 2021

Well it's been a long time coming, but live music is emerging from the virtual world it has been stuck in for far too long! I have a gig! Make that two gigs!! Live, in front of an audience!!! The JJC Faculty Jazz Quintet performs in Joliet on June 17. Details here. The Southland Jazz Ensemble … [Read More...]

JJC Faculty Jazz Quintet

  The JJC Faculty Jazz Quintet emerges from obscurity, streaming on Sunday, April 18, 2021 @ 3:00 pm Central Daylight Time (1:00 pm for my West Coast Peeps). We recorded the video a couple of weeks ago after a few rehearsals, most tunes in one take, so excuse the rough edges. Here's the best … [Read More...]

Gary Peacock

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted, but the passing of the great bassist Gary Peacock has me reflecting on everything he taught me many years ago, and on how his wisdom inhabits my musical universe today. Overtones and the physics of sound, the “Wheel” of tritone resolutions, the “tendencies … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events

Jun
17
Thu
7:00 pm JJC Faculty Jazz Quintet @ Bicentennial Park
JJC Faculty Jazz Quintet @ Bicentennial Park
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
JJC Faculty Jazz Quintet @ Bicentennial Park
Greetings! After a long year plus, this will a great way to return to playing live music for an audience!! Please join the JJC Faculty Jazz Quintet for an evening of outdoor entertainment at Billie[...]

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