As some of you might know, I composed the original score for the movie Birdmanand it was nominated for the Golden Globes! The winners will be announced on January 11th, 2015. Click here to view the nomination.

I'm proud to announce that my new double CD "Three Times Three" (CamJazz) has been released in Europe and Japan. It features three trios with Brad Mehldau/Matt Brewer, John Scofield/Christian McBride and Joe Lovano/John Patitucci with yours truly on drums. I composed 2 pieces especially designed for each trio and 1 Standard that I arranged for the occasion.

It will be available in USA and Latin America in March 2015. Read more on Cam Jazz.

I’m very happy to announce that I was the winner of the Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) for Best Score for a Feature Film for “BIrdman”.
The ceremony took place on November 4th 2014 in Los Angeles
Click here for more information

I’m being featured in the September/October issue of the great JazzIt Magazine in Italy. Thanks to everybody that made it possible.

I was recently featured on the cover of the Finnish Drum Magazine “Rumpu”

I’m proud to have won the prestigious Echo Jazz Award in Germany
for my 2013 release “New Life”. Read more on Echo Jazz

The Alejandro G. Iñarritu (Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Babel, Biutiful) movie “Birdman” that I had the pleasure of scoring will open in October 2014.
The official soundtrack will be released on Milan Records in October -14.

It won the Sound Stars Award for best Film Score at the 71st.
Venice Film Festival
Here’s a preview of the movie.

Last but not least, the world tour with the Pat Metheny Unity Group continues to Seoul, Japan, China, Australia and Singapore in October ’14. Then we go on to more US and Canada dates with a stop in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and will wrap it up performing at the legendary Blue Note jazz club in New York from December 2nd to the 7th. Really hope you can catch this show. Here are the dates.