These are upcoming events in which I perform, whether as leader or accompanist, partial event or full, dance, background, or concert. Some charge admission.

(updated on 9/7/17)

9/8 private event

9/20 private event

10/1 Sunday. JAZZ ARTISTS RE-CREATE ANOTHER WONDERFUL ALBUM: “The Sidewinder” is a 1964 album by the jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan. It was released on the Blue Note label and became its best-selling album ever. The title track, The Sidewinder”, was one of the defining recordings of the soul jazz genre, becoming a jazz standard. The Penguin Guide to Jazz selected this album as part of its suggested “Core Collection”.

Please come enjoy the performance of this album at Blacklist Brewery ( on Sunday, Oct. 1. Shows at 7 and 8:30 pm. Cover charge. The players are Ryan Frane on piano, Randy Lee on tenor sax, Dave Edmund on trumpet, Matt Mobley on bass, and Gene Koshinski on drums. This is the fifth gem of an album presented by this group over the past four years.


10/3 Sunday. I perform in the saxophone section of the wonderful Twin Ports Wind Orchestra, led by Dr. Mark Whitlock.
“Songs & Dances”
Hermantown High School4335 Hawk Circle Dr

HermantownMN             with Dario Sotelo, Guest Conductor

10/5 private event
10/11 Wednesday. Our Big Time Jazz Orchestra, led by our bassist, Vince Osborn, will do a wonderful selection of his favorites for your enjoyment. We are part of the UMD Bernstein/Krenzen Jazz Scholarship Benefit Concert and share the concert with the fine UMD Jazz Bands. $12, $10, $8.  7:30 pm
10/16 Monday. This will be a full concert of tunes –  more of Vince’s selections than the 10/11 event. And we’re hosted by The Sports Garden ( and  are raising money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota – Lisa Peterson Regional Coordinator – Northern MN  Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota 218.624.1330
7 pm. $8 & $5. Please join us.
10/20 Wednesday. I guess I’m a Bookhouse Boy! I’ve joined the band Laura Velvet and the Bookhouse Boys.    Come and check us out from 9-11 pm at the Top Hat Tavern in Superior.
10/19-10/22  Thursday thru Sunday. Catch my trio playing for The Fall Pumpkin Fest at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. 11:15 am – 3:45 pm each day. We’ll do Dixieland music in and out and some fun classic swing, Latin, and classic pop thrown in there as well! Great players in a unique setting!
Pumpkin Train
12/2 & 12/3   Saturday and Sunday – 1942 USO Radio Show – Elks Club in Superior. My fine band performs and supports the radio show of vintage comedy and musical hits.
12/9 private event
3/8 Thursday. Our Big Time Jazz Orchestra performs a benefit for ARTS, a day program for adults with disabilities. Greysolon Ballroom. 7 pm.
March – Vietnam War USO Radio show for the Douglas County Historical Society. TBA
4/21 private event
4/21 private event
Aug. 2018 private event

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