Sixteen Tons at Barbès

16 Tons

16 Tons is a the sound of clarinet, three trumpets, and drums.  We interpret of songs from Alan Lomax's monumental collection The Folk Songs of North America.

Reed Basket

Reed Basket

An all-clarinet all-the-time quartet.

Photo © Anja Hitzenberger


The quartet features cornetist Kirk Knuffke, trombonist Brian Drye, and drummer Jeff Davis.

The Stone

The Stone Residency

April 12–17, I was in residence at the Stone, John Zorn's legendary East Village sanctuary for new and interesting sounds. I had the privelege of presenting many different incarnations of my music with some of my favorite collaborators and inspirers.

photo © Rebecca Greenfield

Goldberg’s Variations

“Goldberg’s Variations” is a live suite of twelve classic Rube Goldberg inventions, featuring video animations and an original cartoon-music soundtrack by clarinetist and filmmaker Andy Biskin.