Wild Tapestry

June 14, 2021

I”m honored to have been commissioned to compose a new work for this year’s Yellow Barn Music Festival. It’s for a crazy instrumentation of Harp, electric guitar, two percussionists, trombone, trumpet, flute and tenor saxophone. The ensemble features Eduardo Leandro and Steve Mackey as well as many new friends. The work is entitled ‘Wild Tapestry” and will be premiered on July 17th. Tickets can be purchased Here.

Inner Garden is out now!

October 20, 2020

Inner Garden is now available via New Amsterdam Records! Listen and/or purchase the CD or digital format Here.

Inner Garden to be released on October 9th!

August 11, 2020

I’m so happy to announce that “Inner Garden”, my next record with one of my favorite ensembles in the world Yarn/Wire will be released on October 9th via New Amsterdam Records. Deep thanks and Love to Ning Yu, Laura Barger, Ian Antonio, and Russell Greenberg for their generosity to this music. It was a real honor to work so closely with them and I can’t wait to share the piece with everyone! Very grateful to Owen Schuh for the beautiful cover artwork. 
Find out more and/or preorder a copy here.

New solo work

July 24, 2020

Tomorrow night at the Yellow Barn Music Festival I will be premiering a new original work for solo tenor saxophone entitled “The Obvious Place”.  Also on the program are works by Amy Beth Kristen, Toshio Hokosowa, and Franz Schubert.  The concert features my friends Eduardo Leandro, Ayano Kataoka, Lizzie Burns, and more!  I’m honored to be in such company.  The concert is free and will stream on at 7:30pm EST and also a rebroadcast will air on Sunday at 2pm EST.    

Residency @ Nasher Sculpture Center

January 8, 2020

I am very much looking forward to my upcoming residency at the amazing Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, TX. I’ll be there for a week and will present solo concerts in the museum on Feb. 20th, 21st, and 22nd. More info can be found here.

Recent press for “human”

December 12, 2019

Rolling Stone (Best Jazz of 2019)
New York City Jazz Record

New album out November 1!

October 3, 2019

My new album of solo saxophone music, entitled human, will be officially released on November 1st via New Amsterdam Records.  You can also stream the album in advance on the release date (i.e now) if you are a New Amsterdam Records subscriber on Bandcamp. You can read more about the release and/or pre-order CDs here:
cover art by Sarah H. Paulson

Skanu Mezs Festival

September 25, 2019

Subtle Degrees (duo with Gerald Cleaver) will be at this year’s Skanu Mezs Festival in Riga, Latvia on October 5th. Very Happy to be sharing the bill with the amazing Circuit Des Yeux from Chicago.

Lucerne Festival Premiere Date Announced

June 6, 2019

I’m ecstatic to announce that my new long-form piece for the JACK Quartet and myself will be premiered on August 31st at the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. This is truly an honor for me. Info can be found HERE.


January 31, 2019

Hi friends, I’m excited to share that I’ve been awarded a residency at Headlands Center for the Arts in 2019! I’ll be out there during the spring to focus on a new piece that I’m composing for the JACK quartet and myself. I’m honored to be in such inspiring company and look forward to connecting with the other artists!