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AUG 11th-13th Jake Henry/Chris Weller
Milwaukee, Madison, Chicago. Gonna be interesting to get down with these gentlemen. Can't wait to see Drobka and Coach Henry.
AUG 20th Third Coast Qtet @ Kerrytown Concert House
Very excited to premier my new Det/MI based Qtet. This group has been my main focus since moving to MI. Thanks to these fine players this music and its spirit is finally coming to light.
Marcus Elliot- soprano
Tim Haldeman- tenor
Jon Taylor- percussion
AUG 31st KENNY WARREN @ Old Town
Weekly jazz series (Ann Arbor's best and only) is getting a surprise visit from my dear friend Kenny Warren. We'll be playing some standards, Ornette tunes, and originals. To the Ann Arborites- DONT miss one of Brooklyn's best trumpet players.
OCT 29th A2/Det Ensemble @ EDGEFEST
I'm thrilled to finally be at EDGEFEST. Been hearing about this festival as one of the best for many years. Last year, my first in MI, I was on the road- go figure and missed it. Not this year!!
ON THE HORIZON.>.>.>.>
-NYC dates in Mid Oct.
-3rd Coast Quartet mini Tour/Recording.
Hope to see you out there. The presence of listeners is an engaging force.