Other People’s Shows

Joe Walker is a guitar player who has been studying for his Masters at San Diego State. I got a chance to meet Joe when the JPQ was on tour last Spring and he came out to see us play at Dizzy’s. He introduced himself after the gig and was super nice and complementary, and […]


I saw Chris Botti for the first time tonight at The Paramount Theater in Seattle. Thanks to my Twitter buddy Tim Lefebvre, who plays bass is Chris’ band (among others), I had KILLER 4th row center seats. Thanks Tim! The show was an eye-opening experience in many ways. I have heard all the talk about […]


The Matt Wilson Quartet played a show last night in Seattle as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival. I had seen Matt play before, and attended a clinic he gave at the Port Townsend Jazz Workshop that was one of the most inspiring clinics I’ve ever been to. I knew I was in for a […]


I should’ve posted this before the event happened, but I just got done watching the webcast of The White House Music Series and their first jazz concert! Sponsored by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz and First Lady Michelle Obama, this was the inaugural concert of the series, and they couldn’t have chosen a more […]


When I’m not gigging myself I try to get out to support other musicians in town. I will admit that I don’t do it as often as I’d like, but last night I got to see not one but two great shows. I started the night at Egan’s Ballard Jam House to see my friend’s […]