2 sides of 1 tune

Free Chart Friday, 12th installment

Download free lead sheets for this fresh, minimalist take on an A Minor Blues.  As you will hear above, you can play it as a fast swing or in a funky 16th-note pocket.  

And, I have a hunch you can play this tune a whole bunch of different ways.



Posted on September 5, 2014 .

Speaking of feel-good jazz waltzes...

Free Chart Friday, 11th installment

Download free lead sheets (transposed for C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef, F) and mp3 of a jazz waltz that can't help but make you smile.

Check out the three different recordings: Big Band (above), Sextet, and Quartet


Posted on August 29, 2014 .

Army gig for jazz/pop vocalist

This just in:

The West Point Band has a vacancy for a Female Commercial Lead Vocalist (specialist in pop / rock / jazz / R&B / broadway).

I have some college friends and classmates in the bands at West Point - the ensembles there are top-notch, and it's in a beautiful part of the Hudson River Valley.

Spread the word.

application deadline is Oct 14, 2014


Posted on August 27, 2014 .