Panel, en español

It was a pleasure to join flutist Wilfrido Terrazas, cultural producer Magali Palomar, and bassist Amanda Irarrazabal for an online discussion to celebrate the release of Wilfrido’s CD “Be Prepared.” It was hosted by Lupino Caballero and Multifónico. They were kind enough to put up with my grammar errors in … Read more

Virtual Concert Hall trio concert

I recently enjoyed playing a telematic trio concert with my longtime telematic collaborators Mark Dresser and Matthias Ziegler, along with excellent video scenography and streaming by Joel de Giovanni and additional production by Johannes Schütt and Patrick Müller. This was sponsored by the University of Arts, Zurich on their Virtual … Read more

Trio concert with Anthony Davis and Mark Dresser @ Arts for Art

I’m excited to perform a trio concert with two longtime friends/mentors, Mark Dresser and Anthony Davis, as part of the “Justice is Compassion On_Line Salon” series run by Arts for Art. The Arts for Art organization has been doing such important work for a long time, including the Vision Festival … Read more

NPR video on networked music performance

I appear briefly in a video by NPR’s “Jazz Night in America” called “Playing Music Together Online Is Not As Simple As It Seems,” and they did a great job of explaining the issues a lot musicians are facing now. They focused their story on the challenges of playing together … Read more

Pulitzer for Central Park 5!

I’m thrilled that my teacher, Anthony Davis, received the Pulitzer Prize for his opera The Central Park Five! I performed on the premieres last summer and wrote a post here about how powerful a work it was, as well as how Anthony had changed my understanding of Duke Ellington’s music … Read more

Podcast interview on The Checkout

I recently enjoyed a conversation about networked music performance with Simon Rentner for his WBGO podcast, The Checkout. I appreciate him posting the whole conversation since it’s rare to get a chance to talk about this topic in the media in so much detail. Simon wanted some background because he … Read more

New videos: Intro to networked music performance

In response to the recent surge of interest in how to play music with people via internet, I recently made a series of 5 intro videos on this topic, with examples of what is possible on home networks and an overview of what is required, focused specifically on the software … Read more

Full concert video, Changing Tides II

The video of our 2020 telematic Changing Tides II concert between California and Korea is now on YouTube. The playlist has all 6 compositions, with a total duration of about an hour. I am so grateful to our many wonderful collaborators on this project, in both Seoul and San Diego! … Read more

Concerts with Anthony Davis and Mark Dresser

It was wonderful to play the music of my mentors and friends Anthony Davis and Mark Dresser in a couple recent trio concerts we recently did, one as part of the CSUF New Music Festival run by Pam Madsen, and another at UCSD.

Changing Tides 2

After over a year of technological and creative collaboration, yesterday we finally enjoyed peforming Changing Tides 2, a telematic concert with musicians and audiences in both Seoul, Korea and San Diego, California. This concert built on our first Changing Tides project in 2016, and we included some new musicians as … Read more

Winter wasteLAnd digibone set

I enjoyed being part of the “winter wasteLAnd” mini-festival in LA this December, playing a solo digibone set. It was a diverse two-night festival of contemporary music, part of the wasteLAnd series that is now in its 7th season. Here’s an excerpt from my set, with thanks to Matt Savitsky … Read more