Tag Archives: bossa nova

May 03

Tico Tico

Here’s another demo track from my current project. This one is called Tico Tico, and was composed by Zequinha de Abreu in 1917. The first recording of this tune was done by Orquestra Colbaz in 1931. My version is quite a bit more modern, with overdriven guitars and synths. You might also recognize the tune from […]

April 28

New Recording — Atencioso — Pixinguinha

Please take a minute to listen to this new recording i’ve made of the tune ‘Atencioso’ by the Brazilian composer Pixinguinha. I’d love to hear your feedback about the track. I’m currently putting together a concert of music that will have me performing on a variety of woodwinds and this is the first demo track […]

August 30

Gallery 121

I had a great gig tonight at Massillon’s Gallery 121 with my new group, Bad Guys. Thank you to everyone who came out! It was a totally packed house and I had a great time! I met our pianist, Dan Maier, for the first time tonight and it was a total joy to play with […]