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Brent Carter Videos – So Smooth and What Is Hip

So Smooth – by Brent Carter Johnny Gragg recently released a couple of videos that I played a role in creating. For this first video, So Smooth, not only did I play the trumpet, but I wrote the horn parts. … Continue reading

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Life Builders: Ed Lowe

The next person I want to talk about in my Life Builders series is my good friend, Ed Lowe, aka The Lobster. Ed and I first met on a salsa gig with Rolando Llamas, back in the early 90’s. That … Continue reading

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Coming Up for Air

It’s nice to have a little time to kick my feet up today and do some writing. Pearl and I have been extra busy these past few weeks with make-up lessons, rehearsals, performances and some major projects. Right now is … Continue reading

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Kelly Dean: Rhino Wino

Here’s a little something some friends of mine did at KUHT. That’s Kelly Dean on sax, John Calderon on guitar, Gilbert Sideño on keys, Felix Luna on bass and Vernin Daniels on drums.

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My Purpose – My Story – Life Builders: Derrick Horne

I believe that God puts people in our lives when and where we need them. I just received an email from Derrick Horne that reminded me of the story about when God put Derrick in my life when I needed … Continue reading

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Busiest Week in Years

Busiest Week in Years I just finished the busiest gig week I’ve had in years. Kind of nice to be playing that much again. I had five gigs last week, starting with a recording session on Monday (With Buzz Smith … Continue reading

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Conrad Johnson’s Thunder Soul

Conrad Johnson I don’t typically write about people who have already passed on. I made a conscious decision many years ago to honor those who should be honored while they live and get out of the way of others who … Continue reading

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