F8Bit Show moved to Aug 20 

Due to the severe thunderstorm and city-wide shelter warnings, our F8-Bit Show at Lansdowne Park's Aberdeen Pavilion has been moved to Sunday August 20 at 6:30PM.  Come for two sets of music and stay for a free outdoor showing of the Super Mario Bros movie.

January 2023 updates 

I've been struggling to figure out the best way to use this News feature - I send weekly-plus updates to all of my Patreon subscribers, and upcoming shows to my mailing list.  I think right now the best updates I can share with you are big-picture things about upcoming releases and projects.

Currently I'm involved in a lot of other people's records, I just recorded an album with Michel Delage's Music To Do The Dishes to which should be really fun and interesting when it comes out, hopefully sometime this…

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Nov/Dec 2022 

I just send out a big email to my local Ottawa mailing list - if you aren't on it, sign up at the bottom of my main page, or here.

Mostly I went over the shows I have coming up, and just now I updated my Events page to reflect all of these at least through the end of 2022.  There are some nice things coming up in January, and I'd like to have tickets available before Christmas, so keep an eye out for that. 

I'm excited to be playing so much in so many different projects, some new, some old.  I hope to see…

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Fall update 

Nothing much new to report, other than the upcoming return to vocal jazz open mic night, at Festival Japan, once a month starting this coming Sunday afternoon at 1:30PM.  

I also just got back from a trip to New York to see great music, shows and eat great food.  It was a long-needed trip away from home, our first since January 2020 and I'm glad to be back inspired and ready to play music and make some great patreon posts for all of you.

Don't forget you can join me live for free, Mondays at 1PM for a…

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Mid-summer update 

Hello - I just glanced through my last update and it looks like exactly half of the things I mentioned are finished.  I recorded some tracks with Vinay Bhide, but still have to go through them to see exactly what the next steps are to make them a finished product.  I also played a fun quintet show at Montgomery Scotch Lounge, and it looks like that will lead to some smaller ensemble gigs more frequently starting next month.  Peter Hum and I are well on our way to recording, with an outdoor performance later…

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Summer Update 

I had a great time playing at the Kemptville Street Piano Festival yesterday, be sure to check out all of their cool events happening all summer long.  

I'm realizing my remaining summer plans are fairly fixed at this point - I have a few camps I'm involved with (uOttawa's summer piano academy, Jazzworks at CAMMAC and YTK's Shooting Stars Opera program) and during the off weeks I have one show of my own music, July 29th at Montgomery Scotch Lounge with a 5-piece band.  I also have three recording projects…

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CD Release and other news 

Thanks to everyone who came out to the CD Release on Sunday.  We had a great time and I got some nice footage - hopefully I will find some time to post some clips soon.  In the meantime you can purchase a CD of Cherished Possessions or check the album out on your preferred streaming service.

The local artists are being booked for the Ottawa Jazz Festival presently, and I will list all of the interesting dates as soon as they are publicly announced.

I also wanted to let people know that despite the freak…

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