Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday was an American icon and one of Jazz’s most important vocalists. Her life was filled with struggle and […]

Kenny Burrell

Kenny Burrell, without question is one of the most consistent guitarists in Jazz. Nicknamed the “Velvet Whip”, his warm tone […]

Joe Henderson

Joe Henderson was one of the most individual tenor players of his generation. As so often happens with many Jazz […]

Crossing the Free Improvisation Bridge

Last night at the Jazz Vocal Workshop we ended up Crossing the Free Improvisation Bridge. What I mean by this, is […]


Rhythm-a-ning – We’re playing this Monk rhythm-change-based tune in the bebop workshop (which is a little weird because Monk did […]

Ray’s Idea & Nefertiti

Hi! Last Tuesday we worked on a bunch of new tunes at the Bebop Workshop namely Ray’s Idea & Nefertiti. […]

Jazz Vocal Workshop had the Blues!

Wow, last Thursday’s workshop was just too much fun! After the first session, I decided that each session we’d focs […]

Whisper Not – Benny Golson

Whisper Not – Benny GolsonIn addition to playing Ray’s Idea in the Bebop Workshop, we also played the Benny Golson […]


Meditation, not transcendental, but bossa nova. Taking a break from a heavy dose of classic bebop tunes, our bebop workshop […]


In the Bebop Workshop, we began working on Daahoud, a Clifford Brown tune (named after a friend of his). The […]

Back to Jazz School

Back to Jazz School – Okay guys. I’m looking forward to all of us playing better—which means listening better and […]

New York Jazz Workshop release 2013

NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — More than beach and barbeques, for jazz musicians around the world summer is the time […]