Current News

Tom Beckham & Brad Shepik Duo

Tentative release date for the debut CD Flower Starter is August 2015. Check out the new website and get more info on this project here>

Thanks Vic!

Here is a solo video of me recorded by the Vic Firth guys. I’m playing the tune “It Could Happen To You” by Van Heusen/Burke. I’m using an extra worn-in set of their Burton M25 mallets.  Extra-special thanks to the Vic Firth company for their continuous support!

Now Available!

Rebound coverMy 2008 CD Rebound is now available as a digital download in a variety of formats (mp3, flac, etc). It’s a good example of my writing style for quintet and features the always lyrical Chris Cheek, the inventive Henry Hey at the piano, super-swifty Ferenc Nemeth, and pulse-tastic Matt Clohesy at the bass. Purchase a download via the Bandcamp site>

Soul Night

Look for me every Monday with Shira Elias and the Soul Night Band at Toshi’s Living Room, NYC, inside the Flatiron Hotel. The band plays Motown, R&B, and Soul classics and features some great young, versatile musicians like Scott Davis, Chris Tarry, Jordan Peters, and Adam Jackson.

Lapis Luna!!

Lapis Luna is a band led by vocalist Shawn Clark and is dedicated to performing classic jazz from the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s. Here’s a little promotional video for the band: