A great article by Kurt Gartner about the EMvibe appeared in the September 2013 Percussive Notes. The article is ostensibly a preview of my upcoming PASIC session, but it’s also a good introduction to the EMvibe project and how I have been approaching it. People outside of the PAS community can read the article online [...]
I’m excited that Toddler Taxonomist, a new iPad game from GameAid uses some of my music. If you have an iPad and/or a toddler you should pony up the 99¢ to get this game. Heck, you should get it even if you don’t have a toddler! It’s pretty entertaining.
Step 1: Check out Tennessee Tech‘s awesome performance of a newly revised version Parts and Sums at 4:00 on Thursday, Nov. 1 at PAISC. Step 2: Head on over to the Percussion Source booth and pick yourself up a copy. Contact me if you want a copy and are not going to be at PASIC [...]
The EMvibe made it’s first concert appearance on Saturday May 12 on the Queens New Music Festival. From here it’s off to NIME where I’ll be doing an EMvibe demo and presenting a paper. Here’s video from the concert in Queens. I’ll probably break this up into smaller chunks at some point, but for now [...]
Tom Deneuville posted this nice interview with janus on I Care if You Listen which also includes a performance of Gossamer Albatross about six minutes in.
The app for the Gaits has hit the iTunes store. Get the app and come out to the Hight Line in NYC on December 21, 5:30!
The Gaits is a project that Lainie Fefferman, Jascha Narveson, Daniel Iglesia and myself have created for Make Music New York’s Make Music Winter event on December 21. Participants in The Gaits will download a free iPhone app and participate in a sound walk on the High Line at 5:30. It promises to be one [...]
I’m thrilled beyond words to be be joining the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the 2011-2012 year. I’ll be teaching percussion lessons, music theory and directing the percussion ensemble, should be fun! It promises to be an exciting year, so stay tuned for more information about concerts and other events [...]
I’ve got a couple of exciting commissions on the horizon: A new piece for the awesome ensemble Redshift. A new vibraphone solo for Matt Evans. More details as they emerge…
Janus‘s cd “i am not” on New Amsterdam Records hits stores, iTunes, whatever on November 16. The album includes my piece Gossamer Albatross. The album is awesome. It’s available for pre-order in the iTunes store now. Buy copies for all of your friends and loved ones, that’s what I’m going to do!