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Find Balance (Jazz Organ Project 65/250)

We are in the month of Libra. As a Libra myself, I like for my life to be balanced. What about balance within a musical career? Balance is multi-faceted for me. I try to find a decent balance between playing … Continue reading

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Find Your Superpower (Jazz Organ Project 64/250)

There are many people out there who play the same instrument as you. How do you distinguish yourself? Maybe you can’t play bass as fancy as Victor Wooten, but you can lay down a solid, supportive groove, and your smile … Continue reading

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October News

I’m ramping things down a bit as NC Arts in Action becomes busy, and Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer approaches. I do have a few great things to share for October: A great acoustic blugrass/jazz set from the Hollow Rock … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things I Learned From My Bad Gig (Jazz Organ Project 63/250)

I’ve found that I learned a lot from doing gigs that don’t go well. Bad gigs are an incredibly great source of information. 10 valuable lessons I learned from what went wrong at a recent gig: 1. I’m thrilled when … Continue reading

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September News

Dot Combo rides again at Hot Tin Roof in Hillsborough! This is the very same group that played every Monday night for four years at the old Blue Note Grill in Durham. My trio plays this month at Irregardless Cafe, … Continue reading

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Tim Luntzel

Musician Tim Luntzel passed away this week. He was a phenomenal bass player who chose to serve music rather than showcase his virtuosity. I remember seeing him play at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC. It was the release party for … Continue reading

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Grove Winery Jazz Fest 2017

Thanks to Max Lloyd for this picture, and thanks to Grant Osborne, Andy Trexler, and Chris Hankins for playing with me.

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August News

My trio has a couple of shows this week. One will be our regular Irregardless gig on Friday, and then Saturday we will be returning to Brice’s Brewing. I’m honored to be part of a new music collective called The … Continue reading

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Practicing Sight Reading (Jazz Organ Project 54/250)

The more you learn about music, the more you realize you don’t know. But after about 30 years of playing music, I was floored when I realized that I had been doing something wrong the entire time. I had been … Continue reading

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Video from 7/6/17 at the Cameo Theater

Thanks to George Johnson of GJ Music Videography for this cool video. From the Cameo Theater in Fayetteville, NC, with Casey Overton on guitar and Zsolt David on drums.

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