I've got the itch to travel

In these twenty-some-odd years of playing and singing, I've never gone on any sort of tour.  So, as I look forward to these next seasons and beyond I am working to set up tours here in the region, as well…

Playing the Sheldon tonight!

Tonight my good friend Abbie Steiling is joining me for a show at The Sheldon!  We are opening up for The Quebe Sisters--an unbelievably cool fiddle trio, Texas-meets-The-Andrews-Sisters like!  The show is upstairs in the ballroom, because I'm sure there…

State Streets re-mastered by Brad Sarno

The world famous audio genius Brad Sarno has remastered State Streets!  The new re-masters are up on this website.  I was amazed at the clarity he brought out in the recordings.  And the drums really kick now!  Give it a…

State Streets on YouTube & Soundcloud

I have uploaded all of the songs from our new album to YouTube and to Soundcloud.  You can stream the whole thing right there from you phone!  

The last Brunch today

Sunday, December 27 we wrap up our year as the house band at Jazz at The Bistro.  It has been an amazing run.  Wonderful times, great friends, and... THE BISTRO!  I never dreamed...

Brunch is 10-2.  Looking forward to playing!

River Front Times

Christian Schaeffer at The River Front Times reviews STATE STREETS in this weeks issue.  He calls it "a compelling, romantic sketch of city life".  Pick up a copy--he gave us a whole-page review!  

Today is the day!

We have released our new six-song album STATE STREETS for digital download!  You can get it here on the website for $8, or pick up the download card in person at  the listening party tonight at The Tick Tock Tavern…

State Streets Download Release & Listening Party!

We are releasing our new album on Wednesday, December 9 at the Tick Tock Tavern!
Come by and hang out for a bit.  We'll be there 7:00-9:00 listening to the album and selling the download cards!
I can't wait!


Pics from Saturday in Tower Grove Park

I had the time of my life playing the farmers market Saturday with Guerrilla Swing.  Jason Swagler--head of the jazz department at SIUE--played sax with us, and he blew my mind!  I had never met the guy before, but as…

Moan & Shout - NOW AVAILABLE!

In  2010 I finished a record entitled Moan & Shout which was never released.  It features ten original songs, including early recordings of Gardenias For Rita and Under The Catalpa Trees, and it stars many of STL's finest musicians... Matthew…