Jan 29 at Small’s

What a great afternoon we had at Small’s for our performance! It was really nice to finally meet the rest […]

Live at Smalls – The New York Jazz Workshop

I thoroughly enjoyed the performances of the 5 groups that performed at Smalls Jazz club yesterday. The team work within […]

The bebop workshop goes large at Smalls

Today we had a chance to showcase the songs we’ve been playing in class and our hard work payed off. […]

Stepping it up!

All originals, with polyrhythms, mixed meter, modulations and….lets not forget the 4/4 tune. It takes serious concentration and dedication. I […]

We have a set for sunday.

It is great to hear how everybody in the group is stepping it up. I am very excited to hear […]

How high the Moon and Ornithology

Yesterday in class we ran through everything we will perform for our Smalls gig next Sunday. There was great energy […]

NEW Bi-weekly Vocal Workshop has started!

Last night I started a bi weekly workshop for the New York Jazz Workshop(NYJW)! The NYJW has been working on […]

In a higher gear.

We sank our teeth in the challenging set of music that we are preparing for the gig. Its not there […]

Getting it together!

Getting a set of music together and made a little playbook on who solo’s where. And a nice arrangement on […]

Bebop to Hard Bop Workshop

Today the Bebop to Hard Bop Workshop had Andrea Veneziani subbing for Mark Sherman. We worked on the tunes are going […]

Bebop Workshop 01-10-2012

Today the workshop was focused on the 5 tunes that we are going to perform at Smalls, so we tried […]

Great to get back at it.

Another great workshop. The two hours literally flew bye. We worked on Rain, a tune writen by Miles Okazaki, and […]