Latest updates 1/10/22

Check out the Rochester, MN Post Bulletin article here.

Veiw the last edition of JP JazzNotes Newsletter​

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latest recorded solo on YouTube 

---Hank Mobley's solo on "If I Should Lose You"


JP & Friends at the Winona Art Center 1/22/22

w/ Scott Gerry (guitar), Eric Graham (bass) & Rich MacDonald (drums).    details here

MN State Arts Board Grant

Things are progressing well with my grant funded projects from the MN State Arts Board. There are two main portions to the grant:  Part I: create a collaborative CD of original jazz using musicians from all over the USA.
Rough mixes are done for this and we're doing the final edits.  Part II:  live-streaming my "What is Jazz" presentation Check out the live-streamed two part presentations here September
16 and 17 ..both at 1:30 pm The  final edits on Part 1 are done now.  Links here:

Part 1 (edited)

Part 2:

more info here

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.  

JP & Friends..Jazz Concert at The Winona Art Center
happens January 22, '22  7 pm  details here

Momentous Record Deal

Still have a CD player? I've got a new thing brewing..  I'm now partnering with Momentous Records to sell hard copies of the REAL CD's from my catalog. After realizing my offerings were scattered all over, I collected the iTunes and Spotify download links to my CD projects. These can be viewed at the new "Store" link on this site.  

Openings Available for Lessons! 

I started teaching at the MN Convservatory for the Arts in Winona, MN last month and I still have room for a couple more sax, flute or jazz improvisation students.. Full details & how to register here

JP Big Band St. Cecelia Theatre 2/22/20
...full program from the St. C. concert here
We'll be back w/ new music at Wellington's 12/5/21 details
The JP Big Band rocked Wellingtons in Winona, MN 12/5/21 we packed the place and raised $800 for the Winona Food Shelf   (photo by Anita Doering )