Kurt Elling Records New Album-out in October

Kurt and Company record holiday record due out in late October…John McLean on guitar, Kendrick Scott on drums, Stu Mindeman on piano and myself on bass with some guests. It will called the Beautiful Day. We have a couple East coast release shows in December.

Jeff Baker “Phrases”

Jeff is a wonderful singer living and teaching in Portland that wrote a body of songs for this group consisting of Darrell Grant on piano, Brian Blade on drums, Geof Bradfield on sax, Steve Wilson on sax, Jeff Parker on guitar, Marquis Hill on trumpet and myself on bass. We […]

Clark Sommers Lens Project

I’m very excited about a new recording of my compositions that was recently completed but recorded  last September. It will be released (hopefully) in the next 6 months or so. This will be the debut recording of the Lens Project and features: Kendrick Scott on drums, Jeff Parker on guitar, Gary […]

Dan Cray Quartet Release: Outside In

My old friend, pianist Dan Cray just released his 6th record as a leader called “Outside In”on the Origin record label. The Cd features Dan’s compositions along with some arrangements of standards and features Dayna Stephens on Tenor sax, Mark Ferber on drums and myself on bass. This recording is […]

Greg Osby 4 in Chicago

Greg Osby came to the sax shop in Evanston and we played a super fun set with Simona Premazzi on piano and Dana Hall on drums.