January 30th Session – Hot House
We began the session by playing through Quasimodo which is one of the tunes performed at Smalls this past sunday. I […]
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 […]