About Me

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As a professional player I’ve had a chance to play many styles of music, from jazz to country to heavy metal and beyond. As an artist, I’ve toiled to become a competent jazz musician and an improvisor, gaining skills and knowledge that I want to share with you.

I play regularly in the area in various groups, including my own jazz duo/ trio/ quartet and in more adventurous groups including my own FreeTet. You can learn more about my music here.

I also have a teaching background at the college level as a graduate student and instructor in philosophy at The Johns Hopkins University, where I earned a PhD in 2013.