Tag Archives: Big Band

Note-worthy: Steve Turre and the Airmen

Last night we attended a concert by the Airmen of Note, the US Airforce Jazz Band. These guys are the top of the crop and at the top of their game. And the concerts are FREE. Every year they host … Continue reading

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Bonkers

I thought I would take a moment to introduce you to my partner in repair crime. Not long after I arrived in DC, we were at a gig of the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece big band that plays every … Continue reading

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Lily Wilde at Duff’s

I’m a little late getting it out, but still wanted to post this video of my last gig in Porltand before I moved to DC. I played with The Lily Wilde Orchestra off and on for a decade so it was a nice way to … Continue reading

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Wynton Marsalis at the Kennedy Center

Exemplary! Superlative! Outstanding! There aren’t enough words to describe the experience of a great band in a great hall. I was wowed – on the edge of my seat, trying to get closer to the sound without tumbling over the … Continue reading

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