Written by Victor Young and Edward Heyman, this is one of my favorite Ballads ever written. You might be most familiar with Nat Cole’s rendition, but there are countless others worth listening to, from Miles Davis to Tony Bennett to Johnny Mathis. My personal favorite is Bill Evans’ rendition from his album Portrait in Jazz… Continue Reading
Our first release of “Sounds from the shed,” this recording marks the maiden voyage of our backyard analog studio. After two months of tinkering, it was such a pleasure to finally record with Brandon Guerra, Mike Porter, and Jason Galbraith. [Side note: We released this as a single TODAY. You can find it on Spotify,… Continue Reading
I had the pleasure of recording this song in the shed a few days ago with Jason Galbraith, Brandon Guerra, and Mike Porter. We’ll be releasing it as a single later this week, so stay tuned. But here’s the song in it’s original form, played on the living room piano.
Here’s a fun tune we wrote to kick things off on the midnight set (which technically starts around 12:07 . . . . ish) on the weekends at Jazz, TX. It’s got a nice little jam at the end, and we always have a ball playing this one. Swing by and check it out sometime,… Continue Reading
I wrote this song in May 2019 and named it after the street we live on, “Hildebrand Ave.” These days, Hildebrand Ave. is considered very much “in town,” although only a few decades ago this would have been the outskirts. I love to hear old-timers tell stories of San Antonio when it was still the… Continue Reading
This week’s episode of “Live at Jazz, TX” (tonight at 7:00 on Texas Public Radio, or stream the full episode here) features San Antonio native Curtis Calderon, his Quartet, and a fresh batch of original tunes. I’m really proud of Curtis for taking the longer way around and writing a full show of original music,… Continue Reading