A few very exciting things to share: 

 

* This year marks 10 for my "Acoustic Doorways Concert Series" co - presented with the wonderful RCS Community Library.  This year we are working on a wonderful way to celebrate 10 years of incredibly diverse music, dance and spoken word.  Looking back on the past 9 years I am really very pleased that I was able to introduce to my community such diversity that resides with in an hour or 60 miles from our area.  I am honored beyond words to be a part of such a rich community.  Please check back so you can see who will be joining us for our 10th year.

 

* Keeping with my desire to create opportunities to present diverse concerts and informances drawing on the amazing group of different artists that I am blessed to work with - I will be presenting the second half of a 4 part concert series entitled "One World" co-presented with the Athen's Cultural Art Center, Athen's, NY featuring; Brazilian and Caribbean flavors, Cabaret', Swing, and Jazz

 

Wanted to share moments from the first half of our "ONE WORLD" Concert Series:

~ Started with featuring Elizabeth Woodbury-Kasius & Heard; New World Jazz on April 29th, 2017 highlighting original music enfluenced by West Africa, Brazil and the Caribbean

 

 

~ Our second concert on May 20th, 2017 featured Maria Zemantauski & Alegria Trio highlighting traditional and original Flamenco music & dance

 

 

~ We will be starting our Second Half of the "ONE WORLD" Music Series on September 16th, 2017 with Sonny Daye & Perley Rousseau highlighting Latin, Brazilian and Swing.  Perley sings in French, English and Portuguese.  We will be concluding the Music Series on October 14th, 2017 featuring Peggy Delaney Trio highlighting traditional and original jazz compositions by Peggy.

 

* Very excited to be releasing a first time Audio / Video project which was recorded LIVE during my debut solo performance in 2016 at the infamous Caffe' Lena. The recording will be entitled "An Evening With A Percussionist"  You will be able to enjoy the music from the performance in your cd player as well as enjoy the video which is a composite of the entire performance on your computer. Very happy to finally present something that has been requested by many folks who enjoy my work with a project that shows throughout the video a nice cross section of diverse percussion that I use as my musical voice - both in performance as well as sharing the background of each instrument in what I hope is a fun but interesting approach.  Please look out for it.  My goal is to have it out by holiday season 2017.  Joining me as my special guest is my dear friend and remarkable artist; Studio Stu on vocals and his "one of a kind - Studivarious".

 

* Honored to have been asked to add what I do to upcoming recording projects for: John Stevens, Seth and The Moodymelix, Sam Reed, Golfstrom, Dr. Jah and the Love Prophets, Elizabeth Woodbury - Kasius & Heard, Zach Ferrara, Joel Brown & Dave Maswick 

 

* Please check my calendar for upcoming concerts and festivals with Cathie Ryan, Maria Z, Joy Adler and the Souls of Evolution, Seth and the Moody Melix, Seth Warden Trio, Elizabeth Woodbury - Kasius & Heard, Bernstein Bard Quintet, Ellen Sinopoli's Dance Company, Golfstrom, Kevin McKrell, The NEW McKrell's, Franklin Micare, Sonny and Perley, Peggy Delaney, Shiri Zorn, George Muscatello, and Reggie Harris

 

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Performances Highlighting: Schlagwerk Dual Cajon

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