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Best of Jazz Composition Concert Spring 2017

It was great to have my original composition “Vulnerable Beauty” in the Best of Jazz Composition Concert this semester! It starts around 16:15. Enjoy!

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Chord Scale Madness Concert

I was honored to have my arrangement of Duke Ellington’s “I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart” performed at the Chord Scale Madness Concert tonight! It starts at 5:00.

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Sam Spear Quintet Recital!

I had an incredible time playing in my first recital at Berklee!

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New Transcription – Au Privave

I recently learned Phil Woods’ solo on “Au Privave.” A PDF of the transcription can be found here and the original recording can be found on YouTube below. Click here for more of my transcriptions.

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Best of Jazz Composition Concert Fall 2016

It was a great honor to have my original composition “Keep Steppin” performed at the Best of Jazz Composition Concert! The whole concert can be viewed below. My segment begins around the 4:10 mark.

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Summer Update

Hi folks! It’s been a while since I have posted here so I wanted to write a quick update. I have finished my first year at Berklee College of Music and absolutely loved it! I have grown as a player, writer, and person from my experiences at school and look forward to the years ahead. I […]

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Find me on SoundCloud!

I’m excited to announce that I finally made a SoundCloud account. I will use it to post my compositions and arrangements. Check out the recording of my composition Undecided.

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New Transcription — Cherokee

Here it is, perhaps my most ambitious transcription yet, Cherokee as played by Charlie Parker! I learned the whole solo from memory on my saxophone before writing it down. Here is the original recording and my transcription is downloadable here. More of my transcriptions can be found here.

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New Transcription – Mr. Good Blues

I am excited to share my very first clarinet transcription, Mr. Good Blues from Jimmy Hamilton’s album Can’t Help Swingin’. You can download my transcription and listen to the original recording. You can also find more of my transcriptions here.

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Beginning at Berklee!

It’s unbelievable that I am here at Berklee College of Music! This is my first week of classes and I have enjoyed every one of them so far. I have been dreaming of going to school here since I was 13 so it is surreal to see my dream come to fruition. Very grateful for […]