Here’s three of the eight short movements from Morton Gould’s “Benny’s Gig”. Gould wrote them all for Benny Goodman, who played them on various tours including one to the Soviet Union. The movements we performed here are: #4(“Brisk”), #6 (“Calypso”), and #8(“Jaunty”). Jerry Simas: ClarinetStephen Tramontozzi: Double BassOliver Ousterhout: Video
My original composition “Hommage to Varèse” and my transcriptions of Bach’s suites 1-4 are now available for purchase and download at Double Bass Blog Publications. The links for each are listed on the Publications page.
I’m pleased to share with you a collaboration with my dear friend, mentor, and great artist, Lawrence Wolfe. The music is by one of my musical heroes, Belá Bartók.
To help students continue with their studies during the shelter in place period, you can now schedule online double bass lessons with me at String Masters. This platform is better suited for Internet-based video music instruction – we will share two-way video and audio as well as shared music scores, and the audio quality is …
My recording “Walkabout” was featured in a recent San Francisco Classical Voice article that rounds up 2019 recordings of San Francisco Bay Area classical artists. Glad to be counted among the fantastic recordings listed here – go check them out!
Carlos Ortega and I had the opportunity to perform “Musikalisches Blumengärtlein und Leyptziger Allerley” by Paul Hindemith last weekend at the Golden Gate Bass Camp:
Here’s a double bass duo performance I did in collaboration with Jeremy Kurtz-Harris at a San Francisco Bass Bash. This composition is by Andrés Martin, titled “Tango Across the Border”. Thanks to Jason Heath for the video!
Last March I teamed up with Jeremy Cohen to perform a few duos for violin and double bass. Here’s some video of the event. Thanks to Jason Heath for capturing the moment!
Welcome to my website. Here you’ll be able to find my recordings, publications, and upcoming events, as well as any updates and announcements that might come up!