Well last Sunday I had the privilege to play with the great jazz drum guru John Riley as part of the New Melbourne Jazz Orchestra.
We played a mix of old classics and some newer material. It was pretty impressive to see John hit his way through some pretty challenging music totally accurately the first time [...]
So last week the trio went over to Queenstown, New Zealand to play the jazz festival there.
Having done the festival the three previous years as a sideman, it was good to go over there and play under my own name.
As it turned out, we effectively got off the plane and went straight to our biggest gig [...]