Brass Music for the Mallon Awards Event

After bringing an abbreviated version of our National Geographic 125th Anniversary program to Dallas the previous year, I was asked to come back and provide a whole new program of music for large brass ensemble for the World Affairs Council’s Mallon Awards Event. In addition to various fanfares and other flourishes, we performed a large […]

Playing with the Joe Gransden Big Band

A couple of years ago I heard the great trumpet and vocal soloist Joe Gransden perform with the Nashville Jazz Orchestra at Vanderbilt University, so I was excited to be asked to play with his band when they played right in my area in McKinney, Texas! Joe’s a great musician and entertainer, and it was […]