As I mentioned in my previous post about premiering "Leaves" with Ingrid Jensen, my Master's recital is coming up at the end of this month! This recital marks the end of my time at William Paterson, I'm so excited to move on to the next step of my journey! In addition to a new performance [...]


This past week I've had the honor of working with Ingrid Jensen and the William Paterson University Jazz Orchestra. The ensemble performed on March 31 at William Paterson's ongoing Jazz Room concert series, then again the following night at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in Manhattan. Ingrid was featured on a variety of old and new music from [...]

David Baker Jazz Composition Award

I am honored and humbled to announce that the BMI Foundation has awarded me with the first David N. Baker Jazz Composition Scholarship! This award is in memory of David Baker, the legendary composer and professor at my alma mater Indiana University. I was given this award at IU's annual Jazz Celebration in recognition of [...]