Tag: Atlanta

Upcoming Georgia Solo Recital

Upcoming: Georgia Solo Recital Sunday, July 30th 2017 3:00 PM Eastminster Presbyterian Church of Marietta  3125 Sewell Mill Rd, Marietta, Georgia 30062 Hello Georgia friends! I’m playing a solo recital on July 30th, literally the day before I’m making my move to LA. The brilliant Judy Cole will be joining me on piano to perform: JT Burson: “Excursions on a Common… Read more →

Spectacle Brass in Villa Rica, GA; live performance, Christmas tree lighting, special event, ceremonial music, trumpet

Challenging the “Orchestral” Model

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend two local concerts: Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) Jazz at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre and a matinee Atlanta Symphony performance at the Woodruff Arts Center. While I’d like to offer a few musical observations on both concerts, it seems this would be an appropriate setting to discuss how modern orchestras are changing… Read more →

Atlanta Bone Squad

ATL Music Scene: Atlanta Bone Squad

Earlier this month I had the fantastic opportunity to hear the Atlanta Bone Squad at Alpharetta’s innovative performance venue, the Velvet Note.  The vision of eminent jazz trombonist and educator Wes Funderburk, the ensemble of five trombones and rhythm section comprised Tom Gibson, Lee Watts, Richard Sherrington, Decker Babcock, Justin Varnes, Trey Wright and Chris Riggenbach. The Velvet Note markets… Read more →

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