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Jesse, Michael, me and Javi in the studio…

From left to right, Jesse Simpson (drums), Michael Valeanu (guitar), Yvonnick Prene (harmonicas), Javi Santiago (piano). This was taken in the studio in Paramus at the end of the first day. Or and Owen had already left the place. We look quite tired after the session but very happy with the result! The next step […]

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Tribute to NEA Jazz Master Charli Persip, April 30th

I am extremely excited to perform on April 30th at St Peter’s Church with Charles Persip Ensemble. I have been fortunate to study with Charles Persip during my stay at the New School. Not only Mr Persip is an excellent teacher but he has played with the greatest name in jazz. Here is a program for this special night: A tribute in honor of […]

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Meeting with L.K

My first jazz records were Now’s the Time by Charlie Parker and The Sound of Surprise, one of the best Konitz’ album of the 1990. Today I found his playing unfailingly joyous, melodic and soulful. I have been enjoying his music since I was 14 years old. Over his rich life Lee Konitz has set […]

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