Jon Doyle Quintet

This note is late … months late; apologies! Jon Doyle is one of my two most regular music mates. He’s certainly one of my very best friends. Without a doubt, he’s one of Austin’s finest musicianers. It thrills me to no end that he decided to front his own quintet and make some recordings of […]

Arrival in Limerick, Ireland

Greetings from Ireland! For those who don’t know, Mrs. Gould and I had applied and were accepted to the graduate program in Community Music at University of Limerick’s Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. After a few months of preparation and some bittersweet goodbyes in Austin, we departed our beloved city and arrived here […]

Videos of Austin, Texas Jazz

Hi friends, Austin, Texas is home to so many great forms of music and art. There are so many different varieties of music available and the artists that makes up each of these communities are nothing short of great. I’m very proud to be a part of the flourishing jazz community of this wonderful city! […]

Thrift Set Orchestra Website

Hello friends, I wanted to take a moment to direct your attention to the official Thrift Set Orchestra website. “Born out of a shared love of Classic Swing and Hot Jazz, the Austin, Texas band embraces playing both light and hot; at times reminiscent of a Duke Ellington small group or Django Reinhardt mingled […]