Transitional Objects

Transitional Objects

I have introduced the terms ‘transitional object’ and ‘transitional phenomena’ for designation of the intermediate area of experience, between the thumb and the teddy bear… between primary creative activity and projection of what has already been introjected. D.W. Winnicott Transitional Objects is: Matt Engle (Bass) Nick Millevoi (Guitar) and Mike Szekely (Drums) The video is… Continue reading Transitional Objects

Anthony Coleman and Ashley Paul

Anthony Coleman and Ashley Paul

Performed a set of their organ/sax duo goodness at Studio 34 in Philadelphia, PA part of the Archer Spade Performance Series. Coleman has been a landmark in the New York Avant-Garde Jazz scene since the 70s. He plays piano, keys, trombone and vocals in a free improvised style. Paul is a Brooklyn based composer and… Continue reading Anthony Coleman and Ashley Paul

Archer Spade: Dan Blacksberg Trio and Transitional Objects

Mike Szekely(drums) & Nick Millevoi(guitar) at Studio 34 part of Archer Spade Performance Series(Dan Blacksberg Trio and Transitional Objects). Philadelphia, PA

Archer Spade Performance Series presented an outstanding ensemble with musicians belonging to two groups: Dan Blacksberg Trio and Transitional Objects. The lineup included: Dan Blacksberg, trombone Matt Engle, double bass Nick Millevoi, guitar and Mike Szekely, drums

Zaid Nasser at smalls jazz club

Chris Byars - Tenor Sax and Keith Balla - Drums at Smalls Jazz Club New York, NY

Zaid Nasser – Alto Sax Chris Byars – Tenor Sax Ari Roland – Bass Keith Balla – Drums One of the pictures in this collection,titled “Maybe She Will”, was selected by FWA Photo editors as Photo of the day, December 23rd 2013 http://www.fwaphoto.com/#/2013-12-23/

Seventy Degrees Fahrenheit: Central Park

This was a walk in Central Park with NYC Brainiacs. It was the first time in a few months that we get a moderate temperature without wind,rain or snow! Lawrence showed an interest in the species found in the park and we passed quite a number of musicians playing solo or in groups on our… Continue reading Seventy Degrees Fahrenheit: Central Park

Carl Testa Trio plays for the Uncertainty Music Series in New Haven

Snapshot from the video footage

Carl Testa Trio did such a stellar job Saturday at Never Ending Books in New Haven that the crowd forgot about the wind and rain blowing outside and immersed in an hour of music indulgence as the trio played a set of 5 pieces of their original compositions. Cark Testa trio is: Carl Testa, String… Continue reading Carl Testa Trio plays for the Uncertainty Music Series in New Haven

Kevin Frenette trio plays for the Uncertainty Music crowd

Yesterday was an interesting day in New England. It was dark and dreary, the sky was weeping continuously like she was crying and the overall mood was “Tell me why I moved here one more time!”. However, things changed towards the evening when I “swam” my way to New Haven to a place called Never… Continue reading Kevin Frenette trio plays for the Uncertainty Music crowd