New Year's 2008
believe that another year has flown by... But it has certainly been one jam-packed
with great stuff. Highlights included 2 trips to NYC and all the folks there;
concert performances like the featured program in the Chapel Hill Summer Chorus
concert and the vignette at the Carolina Theatre; working with the Following Monk
Festival; and of course starting the weekly Monday night radio show on WSHAfm.org.
The latter is an ongoing labor of love and much time, and I learn so much from
doing it while having a blast creating sets I can never do myself. Check out the
If you didn't get a chance to hear the interview that I did with
vocalist/pianist Andy Bey, it's still available at the Monk site. And if you'd
like to get monthly newsletters about what's happening in my crazy world, please
sign up for the letter (always bcc and never shared!) on the Contacts
To all of you whom I've already met - thanks so much for your support
and encouragement. And if we haven't met yet - please say hello at a concert or
via email. I appreciate your interest in my music and thank you for your time.
To welcome in the New Year, I have created a card
for you here (my photographer hat is on there as SLR Images). I'm off
to Toronto for the IAJE convention again and know it will be another huge energy
blast - and a time to appreciate the weather in North Carolina!
Raleigh Jazz Orchestra
Durham Arts Council