Happy Summer

Big Hammer!

Autumn Blues and Winter Do’s

What’s good all you beautiful people out there on the Web? It’s your favorite four string maintenance Man ready and handy with some serious swing to deliver. This summer was very quiet yet very up lifting. I spent a lot…

SPRING is HERE!

What’s poppin y’all? It’s been a minute since I last said “Yo” or “Hey”. As I am prepping for a 3 week excursion across Europe and the Middle East with Ravi Coltrane I wanted to take a moment to let…

DETROIT and Fall’s Horizon

DETROIT? What can I say? I always enjoy performing at the Detroit Jazz Festival. It has to be, in my humble opinion, the best Jazz fest in the United States. It’s always a blessing to share the bandstand with great…

End of Summer?

Life…….happened. Love………happened. Music………..happened. Faith……….happening. Determination…………YES! It’s been a Major summer of “ups” and “downs” both personally and within the Music Community. We lost some dear friends and welcomed some new ones into our lives. Between Cedar Walton, Mulgrew Miller, George…

2 great reviews in DownBeat and JazzTimes

I am highly thankful for the review by Jon Ross of my SmallsLive recording in DownBeat Magazine…..4 Stars! Live At Smalls SMALLSLIVE 0028 ★★★★ Bassist Dezron Douglas begins this disc with a super- charged hat-tip to Benny Harris’ “Bish, Bash,…