Moving through this national moment

Moving through this national moment

Here we are… ….At the precipice of a tipping point:  two days before an election that could lead to the end of this experiment in democracy, the end of a government with checks and balances.  A system that, however flawed, has so far, moved in the direction of...

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Thursdays Jazz Nights

Thursdays Jazz Nights

Twice a month, usually on the first and third Thursday of each month, I bring a jazz quartet up from Boston for an evening of original and improvised music at Spice Thai Kitchen.  Our audience and other diners gather at 7:00 pm for two sets of live music in this warm...

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Hope in the Dark

Hope in the Dark

Dear Friends, Many of us are closing out the year dressed in layers, staying warm and sheltered in our homes - as the temperatures stay below freezing for a record number of consecutive days. Makes me feel a little like a tree or a perennial plant in the garden...

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All things in their own time.

All things in their own time.

The leaves on the maple tree outside my practice room window are finally starting to turn red.  They have remained green for weeks longer than usual.  The unseasonably warm weather has softened summer’s seemingly sudden end. I hope this email...

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Back from China

Back from China

This is a first.  I am writing this letter to you from my economy seat on the plane back home from China.  That is right - I didn't say Japan.  I have been on the road playing duo concerts — piano and alto saxophone — in 13 different Chinese cities over 19 days door...

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Japan Tour March 2017

Japan Tour March 2017

Going to Japan in March to play with my old friends Kazumi Ikenaga and Masa Kamaguchi.  See full schedule here.......

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