Category Archives: Rolling Stones

Mintzer Mania!

I have been for­tu­nate in my musical life to play with many extra­or­di­nary musi­cians. I’m often asked what my favorite band or musi­cian has been to play with. So many come to mind immediately.…anything Rob Mounsey writes, Frank Sinatra, all … Con­tinue reading

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Opening Night

There’s nothing like an opening night. Whether it’s the begin­ning of a Rolling Stones tour, playing with Bob Mintzer’s amazing big band for a week at the Blue Note in Tokyo or the start of a new Broadway show, Opening Night is elec­tric. … Con­tinue reading

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Tis the Season

Grat­i­tude and giving. We hear those words a lot this time of year, but they are impor­tant and mean­ingful words any time of year. If we were to incor­po­rate grat­i­tude and giving into our lives on a daily basis, I think we’d all … Con­tinue reading

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A Good Week!

One of the many chal­lenges facing free­lance musi­cians is the sched­uling of work. I’m like everyone else. I’ll have days off waiting for a call, the phone rings for a gig, you hang up thrilled and the phone rings again for another … Con­tinue reading

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