Details on Upcoming Gigs

Here’s the scoop on my upcoming performances in Nashville.   This Saturday night, I will be playing with the rhythm and blues band the Dynagroove Allstars at the French Quarter Cafe.  Dynagroove is a 9-piece band with catchy tunes and some funny song subjects.  I believe this show is free and it starts at 8pm.  This coming Tuesday night, I will be performing at the Nashville Jazz Workshop with a jazz septet playing the music of Thelonious Monk.  The septet recently lost a member and filling in will be none other than Dennis Solee, the master of all things Nashville Saxophone.  Come watch us battle it out over tunes like Well You Needn’t, Evidence, and Ruby My Dear.  This show is free and also starts …

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‘Crescent City Ditty’ is the Song of the Day

I am very pleased to announce that my tune ‘Crescent City Ditty’ is the featured “Song of the Day” on the website www.jazz.com. This very comprehensive website gives a nice review of the tune, as recorded by Todd Coolman on the album Perfect Strangers. Some of the other recent “Song of the Day” tunes include works by Dave Holland, McCoy Tyner, Joe Lovano, and B.B. King! Link to the ‘Crescent City Ditty’ review below. http://www.jazz.com/music/2008/9/30/todd-coolman-crescent-city-ditty

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