“Bordello Nights” premiered in France June 26, 2016

13537606_10104185815763485_2251726814839350949_nThe UNLV Wind Orchestra under the direction of Tom Leslie premiered the 8-minute version of my composition “Bordello Nights” for wind orchestra and jazz band at Le Festival des Anches d’Azur in La Croix-Valmer Sunday evening, June 26. It was an honor having the opportunity to work with Tom and the amazing guest artists who were featured in the jazz band: Eric Marienthal (alto sax); Colin Gordon (soprano sax); Mitch Forman (piano); Kevin Axt (electric bass); and Bernie Dresel (drums). Here are some photos from the premiere:
I had a wonderful time hanging out with the musicians in La Croix-Valmer! When the musicians weren’t rehearsing, we spent time exploring the nearby villages, and enjoyed having dinner together each night. Here are some photos:

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