Chamber Music Magazine feature Fall 2020

Many thanks to Chamber Music Magazine for featuring my CMA grant project "Don't Blink" in their Fall 2020 issue, and to the musicians who have kept this project going over the years: Henry Hey, Pete McCann, Kermit Driscoll, Satoshi Takeishi…

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Bryant Park June 15th and other delights...

Dear family, friends and colleagues,

I am way past due sending out an update on all things musical. Lots going on this spring and summer (!) but I thought I would focus…

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"Don't Blink" is in the can!

Whoo hoo! The Ben Kono Group had a great two days at Paul Wickliffe's studio in Hampton, NJ recording the complete suite "Don't Blink", commissioned by Chamber Music America: New Jazz Works Grant and funded by the Doris Duke Charitable…

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World Premier Performance June 5th in New York City!

Hello folks! Blog numero uno here. Thought I would kick it off by announcing an upcoming performance of the Ben Kono Group at one of my favorite music venues in the city, Cornelia Street Cafe in the West Village of…