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I’d like to start out Black History Month by telling you a little bit about John Patton, a jazz organist that I treasure. From All-Music Guide: “John Patton, often known as Big John Patton, was one of Blue Note’s busiest … Continue reading
With Brad Maiani on guitar and Tyler Leak on drums.
We had Brad Maiani on guitar, Dan Davis on drums, and John Palowitch on sax. Too bad my phone stopped recording after the first few songs!
I had fun playing with John Palowitch on alto sax and Tyler Leak on drums. What a challenge and an inspiration!
Today I had a whole day to myself to work on music. My usual routine is about 3.5 hours of practicing. After finishing it, I was on YouTube and stumbled upon the following video: After hearing Keith Jarrett’s award acceptance … Continue reading
We had a nice gig last night with Michael Ode sitting in on drums for the first time. David Quick singing a couple of songs in the second set as well. What a fine crowd!
It’s been five years since I decided to take the plunge and commit myself to becoming a full-time jazz organist. Here’s the story: 2009 New York City, taking care of nine-month-old baby. I was obsessed with the idea of putting … Continue reading
Brad and I both got Apogee MiC 96K to record with. In general, I will record our gigs with the mic close to the organ, and he will record with his mic close to the guitar amp. We discovered that … Continue reading