Showing posts from January, 2012

It's 2012!

After two beautiful weeks in California with my family, I came back to New York and landed right in the middle of a Pilot Kings rock show at Ella Lounge, where I found myself sipping rum and coke and playing a lobotomized half-kit (sketchy backline). It was an awesome show nonetheless, and I can't wait to play with those fellas again on St. Patrick's Day!

Then, that Saturday I played at the Judson Memorial Church with several of my favorite musicians, including William Parker, Ras Moshe, Cooper Moore, Fay Victor and Patricia Parker. The event was to raise funds for an Anti-Guantanamo Freedom Ride, and there were several talented poets and an awesome Appalachian band sharing the bill.

Next week, I'm really looking forward to playing with 3Spoke Wheel (Avi Granite, guitar/Danny Gouker, trumpet) next Monday at the Local 269, a night put together by my favorite baritone saxophonist, Jonah Parzen-Johnson.

Then, on Saturday night is the debut of DEBUNK!!! A new hip-hop/experimen…