Willem Breuker

Willem Breuker, the Dutch composer sadly passed away last week in Amsterdam.  The Willem Breuker…


Pierre Boulez

The New York Times published an insightful article about Pierre Boulez, a great exponent of…


Brass Diplomacy?

I performed recently in Guangzhou, China and saw this on street signs everywhere.  Not sure why,…


Congrats Dave...

Just because I know he won't, I wanted to mention that Dave D finished a Toughman triathalon today.…


Sightreading

Guitarist Matt Stevens just let me know about this ultra nerdy website called…


Angel City Jazz Festival

Tonight Dave and the band wrap up their west coast trip with a set at the Angel City Jazz……


Brass Ecstasy tonight at Yoshi's Oakland

Dave & Brass Ecstasy are starting a California run tonight at Yoshi's Oakland. The guys had a…


The Trailing Tails of Opportunity

Andrew Dubber at New Music Strategies has a great take on this graphic from Information is…


Brass Ecstasy on YouTube

The Brass Ecstasy Tiny Desk Concert made it to the front page on YouTube with now over 85,000…


George Russell R.I.P.

George Russell, composer and author of the "Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization for…


Butch Morris' Conduction

Tomorrow (Tuesday, July 28) night at 8pm I have the great pleasure of performing with Lawrence D.…