New trio video from Jazz at Kitano

Last month was conference central, with my trio performing in Louisville at the Jazz Education Network conference, followed by showcases at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters conference in New York. We capped everything off with a great gig at Jazz at Kitano.

Click on the photo to watch my trio perform "Alvorada."

Click on the photo to watch my trio perform “Alvorada.”

Erika Kapin captured our two sets at the Kitano on video (Erika does great photography as well!). We’re currently editing, and will have new video available here (and at YouTube) by the beginning of March (NOTE: new video is now up HERE at my Kitano playlist!). And HERE is one performance video from the night: our trio version of the great Cartola samba, “Alvorada.”

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DW Trio in January: JEN, APAP, and the Kitano

Share the e-poster for my APAP and Kitano gigs.

Happy New Year! I spent most of December 2015 gearing up for a jam-packed January 2016. Here’s where my trio will be performing this month (in Louisville, KY and in NYC):

In Louisville, KY:
•Sat, Jan 9 at 5 pm: Jazz Education Network (JEN) conference at the Galt House Hotel. For non-conference attendees, on-site admission is $20 for the trio set.

•Sun, Jan 10 at 9:30 and 11 am: Highland Presbyterian Church. Worship services with original sacred jazz.

Jan 17 showcases in the New York Suite at APAP.

In New York, NY:
•Sat, Jan 16 at 2 pm AND Sun, Jan 17 at 9 am and 5:30 pm: Association of Arts Presenters (APAP) conference showcases at the New York Hilton Midtown. Free admission and open to the public.

•Wed, Jan 20 at 8 and 10 pm: Jazz at Kitano. I’m super excited to return to the Kitano as a bandleader. Both sets will be videotaped, so come and bring your listening ears and warm applause.

Reservations for the Kitano are recommended. Make yours by calling 212-885-7119. And view the Facebook invite here.

Full details for each gig are available at my calendar.

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Frosty the Snowman (AKA “Frosty Brasileiro”)

Click on the photo to hear "Frosty the Snowman."

Click on the photo to hear “Frosty the Snowman.”

A couple of years ago, I posted a series of solo piano performances live from my living room on YouTube.  Here’s my samba version of the perennial holiday hit, “Frosty the Snowman.”

Enjoy, and happy holidays!

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