Hope you're having an amazing summer.
Just a quick note to let you know about two upcoming events.
This Friday August 1, I will be presenting the world premiere of my Charlie Parker project at the Newport Jazz Festival. While we are not playing any of his music, each composition is based on a melody or solo of Parker clearly showing Bird's indelible influence on me and modern music in general. It's a real treat for me to return to an acoustic format with Matt Mitchell on piano, François Moutin on bass, Rudy Royston on drums, and 20 years young trumpet…
Canadian Festival Tour and DC Jazz Festival, http://stgb.lc/b/2GPT