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  Hi all! I think a lot of you have already seen me post this clip elsewhere, but I thought I would put it up here as well. I would like to get more in the habit of posting video of what I’m playing/working on; just short informal bits, nothing too intense.  This is the […]

Writing

Hi all, It feels good to be a little more active in blog posting, so thank you to any of you that have checked out what I’ve been writing the past couple of months! Polyrhythmics recently finished several days writing new music together, which is always very exciting.  Last time around, I had a few […]

Good Things Happen Slowly

I recently read Fred Hersch’s autobiography Good Things Happen Slowly, a beautiful book.   Hersch is a New York-based jazz pianist, although he has played and composed for a variety of different musical styles, and also is an activist and spokesman for AIDS health and awareness causes; the book offers a look into Hersch’s development as […]

Austin Impressions

For my next post, I had planned on asking John Speice, a prolific and very active musician on the scene in Austin, Texas, to do an interview.   Several of the projects Speice is involved in, including Brownout, Grupo Fantasma, Ocote Soul Sounds, and Money Chicha, have been essential music in the Polyrhythmics van for […]

Updates/Listening to the London Scene

Hi all! It’s been an eventful Summer: –  Polyrhythmics played across the region, including the Eclipse Festival and the High Sierra Music Festival, where I had the opportunity to share the stage with both Skerik (who I talked with on the blog here) and Karl Denson, a musical highlight for me.  We added the finishing […]

Radio, TV, Books, Music

Hi all! Lots to catch up on here.  I got the chance to do a few local music and radio shows last month with some of my favorite musicians in town: Tim Kennedy band on KNKX:  Tim has gotten pretty regular mention on this site for good reason, he has been a significant positive influence […]

2016/2017

Happy New Year! I have been less active performing and participating in the music scene for the last couple of months, spending time with family and loved ones and teaching, as well as feeling the grey and cloudy season hang over me a bit.  I think that’s okay; it has been good to slow down […]