Just a few thoughts here...
All the rehearsals are done, the new piece is finished, and the gig is tomorrow night!
How's that for a few thoughts, ha!
The band sounds wonderful and I am truly blessed that these amazing musicians have agreed to play my music & be part of my process in writing a new piece...
I know their names are listed on my calendar page, but I want to share my sincere thanks to all of them here too:
Erica Von Kleist - Lead Alto Sax, Soprano Sax, Flute
Lily White - Alto Sax, Flute
Dimitri Moderbacher - Tenor Sax, Flute, Clarinet
Virginia Mayhew - Tenor Sax, Clarinet
Claire Daly - Baritone Sax, Bass Clarinet
Darryl Shaw - Lead Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Eddie Allen, Barry Bryson, David Smith - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Mike Boscarino - Lead Trombone
Jack Davis, Mike Fahn - Trombone
Dale Turk - Bass Trombone
Bruce Arnold - Guitar
Ratzo Harris - Bass
Rob Garcia - Drums
Most of these wonderful musicians have their own bands and websites, so I highly encourage you to check them out and go hear them play at the gigs that they are leading too.
Hope to see you at the premiere gig for the Deborah Weisz Jazz Orchestra, tomorrow night at The Tea Lounge!
P.S. I will be posting some audio (and maybe some video too) on this website of the concert, so check back in.