Monday, October 8, 2012


photo by Chris Davis

photo by Chris Davis at Seamonster Lounge in Seattle

Ella Fitzgerald

Shake Down the Stars

Friday, Nov 2 8pmSouth Orange Perf. Art Center
South Orange, NJ
In a unique collaboration between Garden Party and the Lustig Dance Theatre, I am transcribing and arranging six early 1930's recordings of Ella Fitzgerald and Chick Webb to accompany the professional dance company.

New Baby Soda Album!
Baby Soda's third album was released early this fall "Live at Radegast."

This album features many New Orleans party tunes with Kevin Louis on trumpet and vocals.  
Buy your copy from CD Baby HERE

*CD Sale*
If you don't yet have a copy of Dreams May Take You or are looking for a unique holiday gift, now is the perfect time to buy! New lower price on physical copies at $12 and downloads for as little as $7!

Tuesdays at Mona's DVD/CD
DVD/CD Release
Tuesdays at Mona's
Tuesday, Oct 30
Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
196 Allen St
I am thrilled to be a part of this historic documentary DVD and full length CD of live music from the
 Tuesday night jam session of 1920's and 1930's jazz at Mona's bar in New York City:
to pre-order or learn more about the CD and DVD boxed click HERE

Radegast Hall

Wed. Oct 24 9p-12am113 N. 3rd @ Berry
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Back for our monthly haunt.  Join us for great food from the kitchen or grill, delicious draught or bottled beer from their extensive menu, swing dancing with our friends and a great line-up featuring: 
Mike Davis, Trumpet and Vocals 
Pete Anderson, Reeds
Nick Russo, Guitar and Banjo
Sean Cronin, Bass
Jay Lepley, Drums

Join us there again on Thursday Nov. 7

Baby Soda Jazz Band at
Boston Swing Central

Crosby Whistle StopFriday, Oct 19, 8pm-12am
24 Rowland St. 
Charlestown, MA

Garden Party had a blast at our first BSC appearance on Sept 14.  GP will be back in February but first Baby Soda will heat it up at one of my very favorite dance events.  Come early to participate in a dance lesson.
Halloween Happy Hour with
Outerborough Brass Band
Oct 31 5-9pm
Lucille's Bar & Grill atB.B. King Blues
237 West 42nd St
There is nothing quite like NYC on Halloween... come out early to hear some funky New Orleans Brass Band before heading out to the parade or trick-or-treating. I'm happy to have been invited to play with these guys again!

Wish Me Luck!

I'll be running the Rockaway Beach Marathon on Oct 13 and the Outer Banks, NC marathon on Nov 11.

26.2 x 2!

NJ Jazz All-Star Jam
Sunday, Nov 4 3-7pm
Dorothy Young Center for Arts
Drew University
36 Madison Ave.
Madison, NJ

There will be great music all afternoon and funds raised go toward jazz education.
For more information and tickets click HERE

Garden Party in Seattle
looking ahead...
Garden Party's
Seattle Debut!
December 15-21 
We have December 17 confirmed at Tulas Jazz Club in Belltown and a few other venues in the works.  We're available for private events, weddings and holiday parties.  Please respond to this email if you know event planners or companies around Seattle and Portland looking for a band.  

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