ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award

I’m excited to announce that I won the honorable mention for 2021 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award for my composition “Iterations I”, which will be featured on Ocelot’s upcoming record! An interesting note is that while most of the other recipients submitted large ensemble and/or more through-composed pieces, my piece gave a lot of space for the improvisers to develop their ideas, so I’m glad the the collective improvisation felt

Ocelot’s Debut Album Announced — Pre-order now on 577 Records!

“Not only is their integration of improvisation and composition seamless, there’s always an attention to detail in what they do — combined with an open, fearless approach – that’s very refreshing. This is music that wants to communicate with the listener, and it absolutely succeeds.”  Eivind Opsvik – bassist, composer and producer Hi friends and listeners, I’m excited to announce a new album being released on March 26th, 2021 — It’s on

Mini-EP Release

On Friday June 5th, Bandcamp is waiving their processing fee so that all of the proceed will go directly to the artist. In the wake of the recent incidents, I have decided to direct the sales toward The Movement for Black Lives (https://m4bl.org/). As a non-Black POC, I cannot pretend to understand the Black American experience. I can however, listen to their perspectives, express my solidarity, become more aware of