Alma Mater

I grew up in Orchard Park, New York. Home to the Buffalo Bills and Duffs Chicken Wings. I am very proud of my Buffalo roots. I think the city gives its inhabitants a certain edge. We used to talk about it in college with a laugh and a shrug…someone made a politically incorrect statement? “Buffalo.” […]

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…we play jazz…

“…we play jazz, we can play jazz, we love jazz but we also choose to not make music that we would call jazz…since I was young, I always thought jazz was the next thing, the thing that does not have a label yet. Once it is called something and has been codified, then for me it WAS jazz but is not any more. I’m sure a lot of people would disagree with that, but that is my natural feeling.” –John Hollenbeck

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2012 Year in Review

2012 In Review” Another year has come and gone. We all sat and waited in our panic rooms a couple weeks ago expecting the world to end (we all did that, right?) yet we are still here. I started last year’s “Year In Review” by saying that we are still here. I guess thats a […]

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2011 Year in Review

“2011 In Review” We did it! 2012! Nothing has exploded yet! I thought in the spirit of every other website on the internet, I would make a little year-in-review for myself, and also do a little “top-10” best CDs that I have heard this year. Maybe someone will be interested! For me, 2011 was fantastic. […]

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