Monthly Archives: February 2005

Last Minute Gig

This Monday I will be a special guest of the Sacks/Ambrosio/Sperrazza trio (piano/bass/drums). They will be playing at Charley O’s in midtown, Manhattan. We will be playing jazz standards (which I hardly ever do these days) AND, I just found out that our friend and saxophonist, Mike McGinnis will also be sitting in. It’s gonna be a fun night of… Read more →

4inObjects at the 55 Bar this Tuesday

This Tuesday, February 22, 4inObjects (the collective quintet I play in) will be performing at the 55 Bar at 7:00pm. It’s so great to play with some of the most talented young musicians in New York City (Jacob Sacks on rhodes, Dave Ambrosio on bass, Jacob Garchik on trombone and Dan Weiss on drums and yours truly singing). If all… Read more →

Bad Ass Brahms!

Last night my best friend, Jacob took me to see a performance of the Brahms’ Quintet in F minor for Piano and Strings, Opus. 34 (1862). The performers were Christopher Taylor and the Ying Quartet. All I have to say is that NOTHING beats a live performance of music and Johannes Brahms is a bad ass mother f***er! It was… Read more →

The Restless Spirit Is On Its Way

I am sooooo excited! I just got a phone call the other night giving me the ok on a proposed music series that Jacob Sacks (pianist extrordinaire) and I would like to have at the 5C Cafe in the east village. This series is called The Restless Spirit Series, and on the first Friday of every month Jacob and I… Read more →

Indian Food, Finally!

Finally there is a decent Indian restaurant in Park Slope. Kinara is located on 473 5th Ave in Brooklyn. I noticed this restaurant a couple of months ago and was surprised to see an Indian restaurant located there. Saturday night after my gig with Jacob Sacks and Ben Monder, CY, Jacob and our friend Aga went out for dinner. We… Read more →