Tom Beckham & Brad Shepik Duo
We have sent the mixes off to be mastered! The album is going to be called Flower Starter and will contain seven songs over approximately 50 minutes. Look for a release in Spring 2015. More on this project here>
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!
My 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>
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 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: