Performing with UWEC Wind Symphony at the 2016 CBDNA conference in Ames, IA

Performing with UWEC Wind Symphony at the 2016 CBDNA conference in Ames, IA

At the Firehouse in downtown Eau Claire - EC Jazz Fest 2016 (Photo credit: Greta Lozada)

At the Firehouse in downtown Eau Claire - EC Jazz Fest 2016 (Photo credit: Greta Lozada)

Heavy company at Eau Claire Jazz Festival: John Kizilarmut, Bob Bowman, and Peter Schlamb

Heavy company at Eau Claire Jazz Festival: John Kizilarmut, Bob Bowman, and Peter Schlamb

The Kansas City Generations Sextet (Photo Credit: Clint Ashlock)

The Kansas City Generations Sextet (Photo Credit: Clint Ashlock)

On stage with Kansas City Generations Sextet at the Prairie Village Jazz Festival (Photo Credit: Larry Kopitnik)

On stage with Kansas City Generations Sextet at the Prairie Village Jazz Festival (Photo Credit: Larry Kopitnik)

W/ Bobby Watson and Clint Ashlock at Take Five (Photo Credit: Andy Schwartz)

W/ Bobby Watson and Clint Ashlock at Take Five (Photo Credit: Andy Schwartz)

After performing as a guest artist with the CCM Jazz Ensemble at the Jazz Education Network conference in Louisville KY. L to R: Jim Feist, Fareed Haque, Scott Belck, me, Steve Allee

After performing as a guest artist with the CCM Jazz Ensemble at the Jazz Education Network conference in Louisville KY. L to R: Jim Feist, Fareed Haque, Scott Belck, me, Steve Allee

Because nothing says classical saxophone like angst.  

Because nothing says classical saxophone like angst.