MUSICIANS I WORK WITH AND ADMIRE
Theljon is a great trumpet player in Baltimore. I play in his band and he's got a record coming out in early 2017.
Chris and I cooperated on some gigs in Baltimore and DC.
Abinnet was one of the first drummers I met when I moved to Baltimore. We collaborated on a bunch of gigs in Baltimore and DC.
Tim was one of the first Philadelphians I met years before I moved to Philadelphia.
Paolo plays drums in several of my projects. We've been working together since the summer of 2010.
I first met Kevin through our mutual teacher, Gary Thomas. We've played on gigs together in NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC.
JON DI FIORE
Jon and I went to William Paterson together. He's one of the drummers in the double drum band.
Dan and I have played a bunch in Texas including my Album Release in October 2016.
I met Evan when I first moved to NYC. Our bands have teamed up on some double bills in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
I first met Matthew in Ireland when I was visiting some of my cousins in Dublin. A year later, he moved to NYC on a Fullbright scholarship and we shared a rehearsal space.
Russell and I know each other through our mutual teacher, Gary Thomas.
Michael and I attended the Banff jazz workshop in the summer of 2015.
Todd Marcus is the only Bass Clarinet specialist I know. He's doing great things to keep the jazz scene in Baltimore alive.
Richard and I have played a lot back in Texas. He played on my Austin CD release for PROGRESSIVE OVERLOAD in October of 2016.
LOUIS DE MIEULLE
Louis plays bass on my album PROGRESSIVE OVERLOAD
I first met John at a Jamey Aebersold camp in Kentucky when we were both in high school. Later we got to know each other when he was at Rutgers and I was at William Paterson.
John Was also featured on the first episode of my podcast.
Travis plays guitar on my album Progressive Overload.
Dan and I went to William Paterson together. We've done bunch of gigs together and he's played piano in some of my Coltrane-inspired groups including the double drum band;
Dana and I have known each since we both lived in Brooklyn. Our bands have teamed up on double bills in NYC.
Bruce has been a huge influence on me. Back when I lived in Texas, I had a monthly residence at the Elephant Room Bruce would always play on. In addition to introducing me to a lot of musicians that had a huge impact on me like Joe Henderson and Mark Shim, Bruce's tunes and feedback improved my playing by leaps and bounds.
Abel and I met while I was studying at William Paterson and he was at Rutgers -- both in New Jersey. We've played in each other's bands.