Bassist, composer, instructor, band leader
My CD, When Trees Speak, is for sale here on this site. The CD is titled The recording features JC Kuhl: saxophones; Justin Kauflin: piano; Brian Jones: drums; very special guest Mary Lou Osterhous singing and playing acoustic guitar; Trey Pollard: electric guitar; John Toomey: acoustic piano; Joe Locke: vibraphone; Eddie Williams: tenor saxophone; and Bill Gurley: mandocello.
Now available through the International Society of Bassists online store.
The Attucks Jazz Series for 2022/23 is happening this season!!! Dates will be announced soon! We will also be playing a concert sponsored by the Virginia Arts Festival, in the Big Tent. Wedenesday, April 20th, 7:30pm. The featured artist is saxophonist/flautist Gary Thomas. Gary has performed with Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Jack DeJohnette, John McLaughlin, Dave Holland and numerous other jazz luminaries. The band will be John Toomey: piano, Jimmy Masters: bass, and drummer Howard Curtis, who will be visiting from Austria, where he has lived and worked for the last 15 years. Go to www.vafest.org, for info.
There are four songs from my CD loaded on
the player. You can advance any song by
clicking onthe wave graph above or click
at the end to get to the next tune.
These wonderful photographs were taken by the following photographers, who were all kind enough to permit
me to post them here: Eddie Williams, John Toomey, Drew Landman, Mark Robbins, Thomas Fusaro and David Beloff.
Timely was released on the legendary Cadence Jazz Records label in February, 2015.
3 1/2 Stars in Downbeat
Fluidity, released on the wonderful Summit Jazz label in early March, 2015. 4 stars in Downbeat!