Last night was the beginning of the Jacob Sacks New Music Series 2005. This series was inspired by Jacob’s 10 year anniversary of moving to New York City. This first concert’s performers were Jacob Garchik and Ben Gerstein on trombones, Thomas Morgan on bass, Dan Weiss on drums and Jacob Sacks on piano. It was… Continue reading Congrats, Jacob, on a Great Night of Music
Tonight I will be performing with Rob Garcia’s Sangha, a septet lead by the drummer (Rob Garcia). The others playing tonight are; Jacob Sacks (piano), Anat Cohen (clarinet), Adam Kolker (tenor and soprano sax and alto flute), David Phelps (guitar) and your truly on vocals. We are playing at One Station Plaza in Peekskill, New… Continue reading Anyone in Peekskill?
Well, it has been a rough start to the weekend. On Thursday I discovered that I must be allergic to carobs. I was rehearsing with the Rob Garcia’s band, Sangha, for a gig we have today (I’ll post that in a bit), and we had a snack break and I was offered a carob covered… Continue reading The Nightmare of a Carob
Ok, I believe that I am a patient person but, all this rain, gray clouds and general darkness is really starting to get to me. We had one sunny day in I don’t know how long and I’m just starting to get pissed off! Yes, I know, how can you be pissed at something you… Continue reading Where the hell did the sun go?!?
Last night was Jacob’s (my best friend) birthday. We hung out at this great little restaurant in Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn called Cafe Luluc (214 Smith Street off the F train, Bergen station). This is one of Jacob’s regular eating joints. I have eaten there many times but I haven’t been there for a while… Continue reading The Birthday Hang
Well, it’s now 2005, so Happy New Year to all! I don’t know if anyone has made any new year resolutions but, whatever they may be I hope you follow through. I myself have made some resolution but do not want to dump them onto you (at least not now). We had a nice little… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Anyone free tonight? Go to Barbes in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and go check out Tony Malaby. He’s a great improvising saxophonist. Also, Barbes is a cool hang.
Hello everyone! I’m extremely excited today because this is my very first posting on my blog! This blog is intended to keep you all informed of all musical events in my life (whether I am performing or not) and other things that are important to me (like cooking, hence the title of the blog). I… Continue reading Hello World!