Last night I was blessed to play two sets of music with two musicians (Chris and JT Bates) that I met just out of college some 20 years ago. We started a jazz sextet called the Motion Poets in 1993 and proceeded to write, record, and perform tons and tons of music together. We spent countless days […]
Monthly Archives: February 2014
As a kid, all year long you count down the days until summer. I remember sitting in my hot classroom in Brooklyn, the back of my knees sticking to my chair, and thinking that June felt like forever. I would daydream about summer – thinking of how amazing it would be when it finally came.
Well, the year is drawing to a close and we are gearing up for another raucous summer of rock climbing and rocking in the studio at the Brooklyn Music Factory Summer Camp. It is at this time that Peira and I take a moment to reflect, celebrating all that our students and staff have accomplished, […]
This weekend marked another victory lap for our Adult Bands @ Brooklyn Music Factory. We held another incredible show at the Rock Shop in BK featuring four of our bands and all performing radically different sets of music. I was struck by two things: One, each one of the bands had put together a unique […]