My Stomvi V-Raptor II is back from the Doctor

Yep, I’m a huge trumpet nerd! Just got photos from Charlie’s Brass Works letting me know the repairs on my Stomvi VR-II have been completed and I’ll have my horn back tomorrow, just in time for opening night of this weekends “Dreamgirls” run in Chicago for Theater 47 at the Harold Washington Cultural Center. New […]

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New Video: Goin’ to Hell

Here’s a video that was produced for the track “Goin’ To Hell” that I recorded with singer/songwriter Laura Thompson. This song was the first time I’ve messed around with recording multi phonics which basically means that I was playing one note and singing another one through the trumpet at the same time. You really hear […]

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Is it finally Spring?

Well, I just took the dog (Maynard) on the longest walk that we’ve taken in a long time and this can only mean one thing…  It’s finally starting to get warm.  We broke 80 degrees here in Chicago for the first time this year.  How better to celebrate warm weather than to sit inside and […]

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