Trumpeter / Composer / Educator




Musicians/Bands   Other friends & Organizations  
Brian Adler Drummer & composer, and a frequent musical collaborator, leads the Helium Music Project Maria Coryell-Martin "Expeditionary Artist" and one of the most talented, driven people I know.
Jarrett Cherner Fantastic pianist and composer, hailing from San Francisco, currently in New York. Skyhand Design Web designer & graphic artist Kim Tyburski
Danilo Perez Panamanian pianist - one of my musical heroes, and a primary mentor while I was at NEC. New England Conservatory My alma mater in Boston, MA.
Sofia Rei Argentinian Singer/Composer extraordinaire. Earshot Jazz Seattle-based organization supporting jazz in the Northwest and hosting the yearly Earshot Jazz Festival.
The Hipstones Aussie Soul/Funk Band based in NYC 8bells records New music label specializing in new trumpet/brass music, including Four Across.
Brian McWhorter UO Trumpet professor / guru and musical visionary. Bands include Pink Baby Monster, Meridian Arts Ensemble and Beta Collide. Music Northwest Seattle Chamber Music Organization - commissioned my Sonata for Cello & Piano in 2009, and presented "The Ligeti Project" in 2010.
Nico Soffiato Guitarist/Composer and the other half of the Deutsch/Soffiato duo. Young Composers & Improvisers Workshop at LREI Directed by Matt McLean - great composition program for youngsters.
Pedro Giraudo

Incredible bassists/composer/arranger hailing from Argentina

Music Crossing Borders Ensemble bringing music from around the world into public schools here in NYC
Carmen Staaf Pianist with Four Across (among many other projects), faculty at Berklee School of Music Queens Jazz Overground Promoting Jazz in Queens
Zach Brock Outstanding jazz violinist, and member of Pannonia New York Jazz Academy Organization providing ensembles, classes and lessons in NYC, directed by Javier Arau
Ben Darwish Portland based keyboardist and composer Alternate Side Records Home to the recordings of trombone greats Ryan Keberle and Marshall Gilkes, as well as Pannonia's Another Time, Another Place
Justin Morell Mastermind of guitar and great composer Queens College Center for Preperatory Studies in Music Saturday music prep program at Queens College
Bill Marsh Portland based guitarist and master of the pedal board University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon. I hold a Masters in Music from UO and teach in their summer Jazz Camp
Quartet of Happiness Equal parts jazz, theater, education and pure insanity.    
Ryan Biesack Drummer based in Corvalis, Oregon.    
Erika Kapin Violinist & Photographer    
Emily Asher Trombonist, educator    
Jacob Teichroew Saxophonist, fellow MCB member