My new CD, Burning Bridge, commissioned by CMA's New Jazz Works, was featured last month on National Public Radio's Fresh Air by critic Kevin Whitehead.
The Febraury issue of Downbeat will feature my Q&A with critic Tom Staudter.
On Jan. 15 my quartet EDGE will begin our CMA residency at the Infintiy Institute, a middle school in Jersey City, NJ. Students will learn about jazz improvisation, rhythms, imagery, orchestration, individuality, community, and self-empowerment in five workshops augmented by Moodle page(educational web tool) interactions.
Just before Christmas, my octet CD Burning Bridge, commissioned by CMA's New Jazz Works, reached #8 on the CMJ national college radio charts.