Reflections on a Dream Year

Reflections on a Dream Year

Reflections on a Dream Year As some of you may know, I was fortunate enough to do an enormous amount of traveling this past year, partly as a result of a sabbatical from my teaching position at Hunter College, where I’ve been director of jazz studies for the...
Azul Infinito Liner Notes

Azul Infinito Liner Notes

It was a pleasure working with the great Arturo O’Farrill on the liner notes for Azul Infinito. You can read both of our thoughts on the record below! Soon after moving to New York City in 1999 at 19 to attend the Manhattan School of Music, some of my first...
Azul Infinito on Grammy Award Official Ballot!

Azul Infinito on Grammy Award Official Ballot!

Hi everyone, I’m very excited to announce that the latest Greenleaf Music Catharsis record, Azul Infinito, has made it onto the Official Ballot for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. If you’re a voting member of the Recording Academy please consider including...
Spring 2016 Tour Blog Post

Spring 2016 Tour Blog Post

Of course, this will come as no surprise to most of you, but it’s safe to say that this past season of tours could easily be summed up in two tired words: NO SLEEP! Unlike what they teach you in jazz camp it’s not all glamour and glitz on the road. With that being...