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New Album from Nori!!! - 06/08/16

Nori is releasing a new album on July 22. The album is called World Anew. The band features Akina Adderley on vocals, Erik Telford on trumpet, Nick Litterski on keys, Aaron Allen on bass, and myself on drums.

For more information on the band visit our website:
To preview a track from the album, visit us on Bandcamp:

The Eastern Sea On Tour!!! - 02/26/16

The Eastern Sea is going on tour in support of a brand new album called The Witness. Check out my show list for more details. In the meantime, I uploaded two live videos of The Eastern Sea performing The Match and A Wave Goodbye.

New Single from The Eastern Sea - 07/08/15

The Eastern Sea has a new single! Click on Media and check out Silver Spoon.

Nori at The Blanton Museum of Art - 03/01/15

On Thursday March 19, Nori will be teaming up with The Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, TX. Nori will perform a set of music in conjunction with the Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties exhibition. We will be performing works inspired by John Coltrane, Martin Luther King, Nina Simone, and James Baldwin. Our set is at 5:30pm in the gallery. Free admission. Click here for more details: Nori at the Blanton

Above All Else Soundtrack - 08/24/14

I just uploaded the trailer for the very moving documentary Above All Else. Justin Sherburn (Montopolis, Okkervil River) composed the music for the film, and yours truly is the percussionist on the soundtrack. Check it out!

Justin Sherburn and Montopolis Album Release Show - 07/20/14

Montopolis is releasing a soundtrack to the 1929 Russian film "Man with a Movie Camera" at the North Door in Austin, TX on Friday July 25. The live score is composed by Justin Sherburn (Okkervil River), and we will be performing the music at the release party. Check out the trailer below...

SXSW 2014 - 02/27/14

SXSW is right around the corner, and I am involved with some wonderful projects this year. I am the percussionist on the soundtracks for two movies that are premiering at SX Film: Yakona and Above All Else. Both movies feature an original score by Justin Sherburn (Montopolis, Okkervil River). Also, I will be performing throughout the week with The Eastern Sea, Montopolis, and Time Out. Check out my show schedule for details.

Upcoming Tour - 07/25/13

I'm going on tour with The Eastern Sea! Check out the tour dates under "Shows"

Nori’s debut EP - 01/24/13

Nori's debut EP is now available via Bandcamp. Click on the link to download the album or order a CD.

Nori CD Release Show!!! - 11/14/12

Nori's self-titled debut EP will be out in December. We will be celebrating this release with a special performance at the historic Cactus Cafe in Austin, TX on Thursday December 13. You can purchase presale tickets at the Cactus Cafe website.

Montopolis - 07/05/12

I will be performing with Justin Sherburn and Montopolis, a wonderful six-piece ensemble, at the South Lamar Alamo Drafthouse on Sunday July 8 @ 2PM and Wednesday July 11 @ 7PM. We will be performing a live score to the 1928 film Man With A Movie Camera. Below is a preview of the project.

NORI - 04/12/12

It's confirmed. Nori will be performing in Austin, TX at Blackerby Concert Hall on Thursday May 31. This wonderful ensemble features Akina Adderley, Erik Telford, Bob Hoffnar, Aaron Allen, and yours truly.

Nori - 02/23/12

Nori, a new project featuring a diverse collection of Austin musicians, will debut on Sunday February 26 at the Salvage Vanguard Theater. The group features Akina Adderley, Erik Telford, Bob Hoffnar, Aaron Allen, and yours truly. We will perform music by Boubacar Traore, Charlie Haden, Wayne Shorter, and much more.

West Coast dates w/ Fared Shafinury - 12/29/11

I'll be heading out west to play some shows with Fared Shafinury in February. I played drums on his recently released album Behind the Seas. Stay tuned for the exact dates. In the meantime, check out the preview for his upcoming documentary...

ETC West Coast Tour - 08/31/11

I'm going on the road with the Erik Telford Collective. We are heading west to play a few dates culminating in a performance at the Monterey Jazz Festival on Friday September 16. I listed all the upcoming performances under "Shows". Also, check out the "Media" section where I posted a few videos of the group. The ET Collective will be recording a new album this November.

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