Van Gogh's Ear rehearsal before gig at Madam Wongs West, LA playing "Hands Head Heart"
The Tony Barberatta Quintet live at Corky's in Seal Beach Playing "Four" by Miles Davis
Private Party live at the Sheraton Round Barn Inn in Santa Rosa playing "Wild For You Baby"
The Jeff Kashiwa Quartet live in the studio recording "Well You Needn't" in LA
Van Gogh's Ear rehearsal before gig at Club 88, LA playing "One Way In, One Way Out"
Jeff Kashiwa quartet rehearsal before gig at Long Beach City College playing "Stella By Starlight"
Private Party live at the Weston Hotel at Lake Arrowhead playing "Have Mercy On Me"
The Jeff Kashiwa Quartet live in the studio recording "Instant Life" in LA
Six months L.A. underground rock scene experience with those masters of the odd-timed and weird, Van Gogh's Ear, including gigs at Madam Wong's East and West and Club 88. Jazz dates with various players in various clubs and circumstances along the L.A. coastline. Jazz for 7 Sundays at Corky's in Seal Beach with guitarist Tom Bevan, who has recorded with Maynard Ferguson. Roommates with Paul Kriebeck, who has played drums with Ray Charles; living room was one long continuous jam session (I watched when he played drums and played when he played vibes generally). Many gigs with Dan Patruch, who has played with Rick Duvey, Blue By Nature, Chris Ho, etc. Seven mostly solid months of top 40 hotel lounge experience with dance band Private Party, including extended stays at the Sheridan Round Barn Inn in Santa Rosa, CA., The Lake Arrowhead Hilton, and the Westen Hotel in Tulsa, OK. One song on stage with Patrice Rushin during a concert for 500 people given by the Long Beach City College Jazz Band.A number of casuals with seminal rock and roll wedding band, Tenants Only. Won a scholarship for 400 dollars in free lessons with jazz recording artist Frank Potenza through the LBCC jazz program. Studio recording work on many demos.
Recording Artist Work
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