I played a really enjoyable gig with the new band Parallax last month at the Westport Coffee House. My favorite part was the really musical and high-energy interaction between the two drummers — yes, two drummers — Ryan Lee and Brian Steever. I’m looking forward to the next stop on the Parallax Coffee House Tour Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Take Five Coffee Bar, 151st and Nall in Leawood.
About that CD, I’m still working on it at a snail’s pace and hope to have it out this fall. It’s all mixed and sounds really good. Five originals, a Coltrane tune, a Sal Nistico tune, a standard, a praise song and an old hymn.