I play every Thursday at The Brass House in Austin, Texas, 6-8:30pm, with two Austin music legends – quitarist Mitch Watkins and bassist Chris Maresh. I met Mitch in 1981 and he has a been a close friend, mentor, and inspiration ever since. He and the other members of the group Passenger set the bar […]

For my non-local friends, here’s a sampling of a trio I play drums in that i truly enjoy. For my local friends who enjoy Brazilian-flavored jazz, join the Santiago/Fremgen/Laningham Trio tonight at the Brass House in Austin, 115 San Jacinto Blvd., downtown. We play 9-12. Gabriel Santiago is an enormously gifted young guitarist/composer/band leader who […]