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Swingin' In Budapest

I just returned recently from my second trip to Budapest, Hungary, where I was performing with Jonathan Stout's Campus Five.  I loved being there and playing for the swing dancers, some of whom were listening as well.  I have made…

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Jazz Corner album review

I recently signed on with a promotional agency, and now I'm happy to say that they have provided me with a review of the new album on the online site Jazz Corner.  It's a good one, and I'm pleased that…

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Farewell, Barley Forge

I am saddened to hear that Barley Forge Brewing Co. will soon be closing due to increased rent costs at their location.  I was a real pleasure to perform there for the last four years as part of Thursday Night…

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A fun weekend at Mariners Church

It was another fun weekend for us, as we performed for the Fall Kickoff at Mariners Church in Irvine.  We had done this event two years ago, but this time we were there for two days - Saturday night and…

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Mariners Church weekend

I'm looking forward to performing for the good people at Mariners Church in Irvine this Saturday and Sunday, as part of their Fall Kickoff.  We've done several events for them this year, all enjoyable.  Saturday, Sept. 7 we'll be playing…

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A fun visit to Seattle

I had a great time in Seattle last Sunday, leading an all star group for the final dance of the Seattle Lindy Extravaganza.  Despite flying in on the day of the gig and having difficulty getting a rehearsal in beforehand…

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Seattle Lindy Exchange coming up!

I'm looking forward to being part of this great swing event - my first time leading a group at a major dance event.  I'll be joined by some wonderful musicians - Jonathan Doyle on sax and clarinet, Greg Ruby on…

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Spreading the word

I'm pleased to announce that I will be leading an all star group of musicians at the Seattle Lindy Exchange - the date is Sunday, July 21.  This will be a wonderful opportunity to play my Swingsations repertoire for a…

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Another great night at the Casino

It was my great pleasure to perform again at Casino San Clemente last week ( on May 22 ), as part of the Spring Into Jazz Series.  Though an unexpected thunderstorm kept some fans away, we nonetheless had a great…

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Number 11 at Barley Forge

Once again it was a fun night at Barley Forge in Costa Mesa!  My thanks to the fans who showed up, and to those who became fans by hearing us for the first time.  And of course a big thank…

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Barley Forge update

 

A quick update to our upcoming Barley Forge gig on Thursday, May 16 - in addition to regulars Phil Krawzak and Dave Eastly, we'll be joined by Jonathan Stout ( great guitarist and fellow bandleader ) and the great Paul…

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May Dates

A reminder that we have two gigs coming up in May - the first is yet another appearance at Barley Forge Brewing Co. in Costa Mesa on Thursday, May 16, 8:00 - 10:30 pm.  I think we're up to at…