NYC Jazz Clubs Map Revisit

    My Google map of our forgotten jazz clubs here in the city (originally posted here)¬†appears to have been rediscovered over the weekend, and I wanted to repost it here along with some of the informative comments I’ve received. I’ve added a few clubs with these comments in mind and would like to also […]

New Article on Ted Brown

  Happy New Year! Hope all is well and apologies for not posting for a while. I’ve been busy finishing up the MA at City College, playing gigs, teaching and working on a couple of projects. One of those projects is the transcription and eventual performance of some of the arrangements from the Lee Konitz […]

New Live Track and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Hello everyone, Here’s a new live track from the Jon De Lucia Group, recorded last summer. We’re about ready to mix the record, really looking forward to getting this out there! This is a tune I wrote a few years back, called KJ, inspired by all the Keith Jarrett American Quartet recordings I was listening […]

Counterpoint and Jazz

I’ve been thinking a lot about counterpoint and its application in jazz lately. In fact I’ve become obsessed with how some of the classic arrangers and players thought about counterpoint and used it in their music. Obviously the concept is not new and it has informed a large part of my musical taste over the […]