Monthly Archives: April 2013

toh kay music video (i sing)

tomas kalnoky (of streetlight manifesto fame), brandon schmidt, and i made an acoustic trio record of all the songs on the current streetlight manifesto record, under the name toh kay. theirs is called ‘the hands that thieve,’ ours ‘the hand that thieves.’ we’ve just released the video for our first single, ‘with any sort of […]

contemporary big band concert

tomorrow, saturday the 13th of april, i’ll be sharing the drum throne on a concert of contemporary big band music in the first of the summer concert series in the beautiful wild beast pavilion at calarts. there will be music the band leaders, lauren baba and andrew rowan, improvising greats vinny golia and wadada leo […]


i just paid this years’ bill for the site. i wanted to post something, if only to feel like i get some small return on my investment. i have a few drafts of posts saved–one on ‘major = happy,’ a primer on drum chart notation, musings on form. what i want to be posting is […]