Bassoon Player. Recording Artist. Composer. Groundbreaker.
New video with Becca Stevens, Bill Stevens, Derek Jones, Jeff Sipe and Mike Seal-just came out:
take a minute of your time to enjoy this little song completely made up by all these musicians in their own spaces during the pandemic:
NEW-playalong tracks included in my latest Gumroad publication. Play along with a backing track as you negotiate the lines and groove of 'The Big Easy'-made famous by the band Zenith Patrol (with Victor Little, Thomas Pridgen and Haroun Serang. You will find that and more publications
Hello! How are you all? Please visit my new Bandcamp page where you can buy fresh downloads of some of my new YouTube hits such as Rough Friends Store!
It's called JAZZ TRAINING FOR BASSOONISTS. It contains my personal jazz transcriptions of solos over standard jazz forms such as rhythm changes, blues, bebop, modal Blue Note jazz. It's the next level of education for bassoon players-you'll really enjoy it!
HERE is the LINK for my book TECHNIQUE STUDIES FOR JAZZ IMPROVISATION in PDF form.
I'm so glad to have found a way to make this book available in this manner. It has sold over 1000 copies since I wrote it ins 2003.
Hey there! I'm so sorry but I will not be coming to Basel, Switzerland for 2 reasons: 1st-the USA does not recommend travel to The Netherlands at this time-and 2-since there was COVID all this time we could not organize enough dates. But I hope to be back there in the future!
I've had a few other performances with Vitamin EM-follow them here:
I'm also giving in conjunction with www.forrestsmusic.com a series of online ZOOM Masterclasses on Jazz Improvisation and Electronics for double reeds. April 17 and April 24th, 2PM Pacific Standard Time!
Also-please visit my Bandcamp page where I have new material for sale: