Awards


NIMA Best Jazz Album 2016!

NIMA Best Jazz Album 2016!

The Nashville Independent Music Awards have given my album with Jeff Coffin, Branford Marsalis, Victor Wooten, and The Crescent Super Band the 2016 Best Jazz Album Award! I’m featured on 8 of the 10 tracks, and get top billing on SWEET MAGNOLIAS, Track #8. You can check out the tracks at http://earuprecords.com/release/the-inside-of-the-outside/


Berklee Presidential Scholar!!!!!

Berklee Presidential Scholar!!!!!

This is especially meaningful because you can’t apply for this honor. Dear Max: It is my privilege to formally announce your selection as a Presidential Scholar at Berklee College of Music commencing this fall, September 2016. You have been selected for this honor out of a pool of more than 7,000 applicants to our fall class, involving an extensive international talent search via our World...

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Downbeat Award Winner!

Downbeat Award Winner!

Proud to announce that I won a 39th Annual Downbeat Magazine Student Music Award for LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE – HONORS ENSEMBLE WINNER, as part of the work I did with the Crescent Super Band last year.




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