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saxophone, flute, music educator & composer

Pro musician & composer with over 40 years teaching experience + 50 years of playing.  Check out my big band, quartet & quintet recordings and upcoming shows and workshops here.  Thanks for visiting!


Most gigs canceled until further notice due to the  virus.. please check the calendar for updates -

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Breaking:  KSMQ Public TV - Austin, MN was at our big band concert 2/22 at St. Cecilia Theatre in Winona to document the event for an upcoming segment of their "Off 90" show.. watch for it.  Thanks to all who attended and performed for making it a huge success.. in case you missed it..Read the full concert press release here & 

the program & personnel here

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JP Big Band 2/22/20  St. Cecilia Hall 

Winona, MN  photo: Mary Farrell

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