…I find the mood of this tune so melancholy that it’s a helpful release for the heartbreak humanity constantly washes over itself.
It was like being at the beach after cold, wet Seattle winter. Here’s to herd immunity so we can travel again…
Hey folks, I wanted to share this part of an ongoing avenue of my practice to develop “stand alone” solo playing of both standards and free tunes. This one is actually All the Things You Are with an extended variation on the traditional intro. The goal of course is for it to make compositional sense …
I started a covid project of learning “some drums” and thanks to all the fantastic learning tools available that talented folks have offered up on the internet, the project has turned into a full time obsession. Check out this fantastic tutorial on the Elvin groove on Night Has 1000 I’s
Hey jazz friends, We got Ty Bailie back for a reunion concert at Jazz Clubs NW which was a real blast. See the stream below where we play a ton of the album tunes from Our Modern Lifestyle and Freebird and Other Jazzy Things. Unfortunately Dave Peterson could not join us but stay …
Peter Erskine has shared this amazing google docs spreadsheet with links to tracks from the planet’s best drummers along with brief commentary. A true gift for anyone continuing their study of the tradition and what it has meant to art and American culture. Enjoy
AND PLEASE DO VISIT MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR REGULARLY ADDED VIDEOS!! https://www.youtube.com/user/jazzpocalypse
Hello Friends, Here’s us playing “Invitation” during our live stream on Saturday June 6 with Danny Kolke on piano, Chris Symer on bass and Greg Williamson on drums. (Click through to youtube to watch.)
Two amazing cats, unbelievable contribution to the music.
Hello Seattle jazz friends, Be with us Friday when the novel jazz ensemble “DON’T CALL STELLA” plays at Egan’s Ballard Jam House at 7:00 pm. Preferred pricing for students and seniors!! This dynamic, non-introspective, upbeat cohort consisting of Michael Glynn (b), Tony Foster (p) and Will Crandell (d) will play jazz music for you.