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Official 2014 Jazz Band of America National Music for All Festival video. I’m at the 1:11 mark – Oneness! 🙂 (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Playing with trombonist, Robin Eubanks, at the Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

2014 Jazz Band of America, performing “Breakfast at Denny’s”. My solo starts at the 5:00 minute mark. Music for All National Festival, Indianapolis, Indiana (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Intro to “Body and Soul” I worked on for the Music for All Festival in Indianapolis, where I played with Jazz Band of America (JBOA). I’ll share the final performance here when I get the DVD. It’s improvised, so I never know what it’s going to sound like in the end. Video by Caleb Chapman, band director of JBOA 2014 and Crescent Super Band. (Written...

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Here’s the intro to Body and Soul for Jazz Band of America 2014. It’s not exactly what I played at the Music for All Festival because I improvise. When i get the DVD, I’ll post it here. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

The last Music For All, Jazz Band of America pics. Missing you all.

Another gig today at the Indianapolis Artsgarden Dome in the Center Mall. Playing a beautiful Steinway. This has been the most amazing experience of my life, so far. Playing for 2,000 people. Gigging with Robin Eubanks. Tonight is the awards banquet. Tomorrow home. I’m going to miss playing and hanging out with the guys in the 2014 Jazz Band of America.

2014 Jazz Band of America. We killed it. Standing ovation. With guest artist Robin Eubanks and band director Caleb Chapman.

Random Jazz Band of America photos. It’s been an amazing experience!

Top photo is us boarding the bus to Clowes Hall at Butler University for the Music for All National Festival. Playing for 2,000 people. Middle photo is of me and my suitemates morning routine. This is how we brush our teeth. 🙂 Bottom is Clowes Memorial Hall at the sound check. Did I mention 2,000 people?

With Music for All Festival guest artist, Robin Eubanks. #JazzBandofAmerica

Jazz Band of America 2014 Director Caleb Chapman leads the long rehearsals. Yes, we rehearsed in tuxedos for 9 hours. Except for that one guy. There’s always that one guy.

Rehearsing with trombonist Robin Eubanks. Playing with him at the Music for All Festival as a member of Jazz Band of America, Indianapolis Arts Garden tomorrow, Friday, March 7.

Warming up for the fundraiser for my trip to Jazz Band of America in Indianapolis. Thanks to Ian Munoz and Jeff Zavac for playing along on a couple of tunes. The biggest thanks to my angels, Patricia Clark and Carolyn Davenport, and all the members of the Coral Gables Music Club! Blessings to you all.