• This track, “Aguas de Marco” by Tom Jobim, arranged by Billy Kerr, was recorded at Resonance Cafe, and features Bill McBirnie and Billy Kerr.

  • The music world suffered a very big loss in January, 2007 with the passing of Michael Brecker. Simply put, Brecker was one of the most important musicians to come onto the jazz scene in at least the last fifty years. His singular, innovative style on the saxophone has had a tremendous influence upon thousands of musicians the world over.

  • Through my six decades in music, I have had the good fortune of studying with some of the best musicians/teachers  in the world.  None stand out more than the great Joe Allard.  Joe was one of the most important saxophone and clarinet teachers in NY (and later in Boston) from the 1950s to the 1970s.