Writings

Nov 07, 2016

Pure Imagination: It feels great! My first CD

Last September I walked out on the stage of the kleine zaal (small hall) at the Concertgebouw, one of the most famous concert halls in the world, to the sounds of my great friend Nando Russo, setting up the groove to Thibault Bruniaux’s Souvenirs Méridionaux…and there it was.  I had released my first solo CD to […]

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Nov 06, 2016

Listening to… (November 2016)

There is so much great music out there and just not enough time to listen to it all.  From time to time I will make a list here with some of the things I am listening to and some things that are on a “wish-list”.   XL: Portuguese Music for Tuba and Piano Sergio Carolino with […]

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Sep 06, 2016

Arnold Jacobs and his legacy

Hello to everyone! Below I have added an excerpt from my 2003 Dissertation regarding the materials and methods that Arnold Jacobs used in some of his teaching throughout the years.  What is interesting to note is that now, in 2016, the Jacobs legacy for teaching is still going strong, thanks in part to the great […]

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