BIO

Played and/or recorded with:

New York Philharmonic
Carly Simon
Marvin Hamlisch

Todd Rundgren

Cher

Brendon Urie
Gladys Knight

Ne-Yo

Trey Songz

Jennifer Love-Hewitt

Art Garfunkel
Judy Collins
Nanci Griffith
Phoebe Snow

Danny Seraphine (Chicago)
Peter Cox (Go West)
Rick Springfield
Garth Hudson
Pam Tillis
Lou Rawls
Delbert McClinton
Paul Winter Consort
Ben E. King
Dave Weckl

Steve Jordan
Rick Derringer
Freddie Jackson
Joe Lynn Turner
Little Anthony & The Imperials
Cissy Houston
Leslie Gore
Louis Bellson
Mike Stern
Bob Mintzer
Mike Davis
Oz Noy
Tim Ries
Joel Frahm
Phil Hamilton
Jeff Pevar
Ray Kennedy
Bob Franceschini
Mike Lawrence
Wah Wah Watson
Jeff Mirinov
Andy Snitzer
Phil Upchurch
Shelton Becton
Brian Dunne
Sherrod Barnes

Robbie Kondor
Larry Braggs

Wayne Brady
Lisa Fischer
Chris Botti
Sweet Honey in the Rock
Joey Calderazzo
Bill Charlap
Joel Grey
Steve Ferrone
Freddie Hubbard
Stanley Turrentine
Randy Brecker
Cab Calloway
Gerald Albright
Gloria Gaynor
Jeff "Tain" Watts
Gerry Mulligan
Phil Woods
Lou Marini
Lester Chambers
Joe Morello
Danny Gottlieb
Clark Terry
Cornelius Bumpus
Sweet Pea Atkinson
Tom Harrell
Tim Horner
Tony Cintron

Darmon Meader

Richie Morales

Rodney Jones

Bashiri Johnson

Billy Martin

Tash Neal

Kasim Sultan

Clint de Ganon

Bette Sussman

Sammy Merendino

Melissa Etheridge
Michael Bolton
Joan Osborne

Cyndi Lauper
Clay Aiken
Liza Minelli

Robben Ford

Jennifer Holliday

Valerie Simpson

Kristian Bush (Sugarland)

Alvin Ailey Dance Company

Shoshana Bean
Bernard Purdie

Wycliffe Gordon

Billy Porter
Tiki Barber
Nell Carter
Jerry Marotta
Larry Hoppen (Orleans)
Chris Parker
Rosie O’Donnell
Kathy Rigby
GE Smith
Mino Cinelu
Napoleon Murphy Brock
Jai Rodriguez
Jeff Campbell
Ray Marchica
Peter Fish
Joel Kipnis
Joel Rosenblatt
Steve Khan
Marvin "Smitty" Smith
Will Lee
Mark Pender
Tom Pierson
Rob Paparozzi
Mindy Jostyn
Sir Harry Bowens
Lenny White
Sal Salvador
John Sebastian
Greg Gisbert
Mitch Stein
Gerardo Velez
Dave Valentine
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Leon Ndugu Chancler
Eric Reed
Jon Werking
Dave Samuels
Vaneese Thomas
Mike Keneally (FZ)
Ike Willis
Dinky Bingham
Richard Tee
Noel Pointer
Manolo Badrena
Idris Mohammed
Jim Pugh
Joe Roccisano
Lew Anderson
Ed Palermo
Mark Rivera
Dave Mann
Catie Curtis
Gary Lucas
David Sancious
Jimmy Vivino
Jerry Vivino
Tommy McDonnell
Matt Balitsaris
Bob Malach
Vic Juris
Terry Clarke
Neil Slater
Danny Wilensky
Tawatha Agee
Jay Oliver
Nick Moroch
Peter Moffitt
Ray Chew
Howard Levy
Mats & Morgan
Willie Jones III
Buddy Williams

Grandmothers of Invention

Peter Calo

Paul Shaffer

ENDORSEMENTS:



DR Strings


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Wayne Jones Audio


Pearce Electronics

Renz Technologies 



PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:


American Federation of Musicians, Local 802, New York City


Music Conservatory of Westchester/Mercy College (instructor, 1989-2002)


EDUCATION:


University of Bridgeport (CT) 


Private Studies with Dr. Art Davis, Rick Petrone & Calvin Hill


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Broadway/TV/Film/Jingles:

BROADWAY & OFF-BROADWAY:

"The Cher Show", Neil Simon Theater, NYC

"Kinky Boots", Al Hirschfeld Theater, NYC

"Mamma Mia", Winter Garden & Broadhurst Theaters, NYC

"Trip of Love", Stage 42, NYC

“Once On This Island”, Winter Garden, NYC

"Seussical, The Musical", Richard Rogers Theater, NYC

"Saturday Night Fever", Minskoff Theater, NYC

"Footloose", Richard Rogers Theater, NYC

"Smokey Joe’s Café", Virginia Theater, NYC

"Jesus Christ Superstar" (2000), Ford Theater, NYC

"Kat & The Kings", Cort Theater, NYC

"Legends In Concert", Academy Theater, NYC

TELEVISION: 



"The Cosby Show", 1987-91 (NBC) 



''This Morning'', CBS Morning Show, Theme (with Carly Simon)



''The Today Show'' (NBC), 
live with Gloria Gaynor & the cast of “Smokey Joe’s Café”



"Celebrity Apprentice" with Clay Aiken (NBC)

''Rosie O'Donnell Show'', TV promos



''People's Court'', Syndicated 



''Jenny Jones'' - Syndicated/Warner Bros.



"EXTRA" -Syndicated/Warner Bros.



"A Different World" (NBC)



CBS News (In-House) w/ Judy Collins



"Here and Now" (NBC)



"Street Stories" with Ed Bradley (CBS)



"Jane Whitney Show" (Syndicated) 



"Good Morning America" (ABC)

"Cover To Cover" (NBC)



"The Today Show" (NBC)



"ABC Wide World Of Sports" (ABC)



''Reading Rainbow'', Sesame Street (PBS)
LIVE with Regis, performance with singer Amanda Robinson



HBO Movies - Theme (HBO)



"First News At 4" (CBS) 



WCIX News (CBS/Miami)



"10 O'clock News" (Fox) 



CBS Promo with Carly Simon



"CBS This Morning", performance with Paul Winter Consort 



NBC Sports - Promos / ESPN- Sports Promos



"CBS This Morning" Holiday Musicale with 
Paula Zahn, Harry Smith and Mark McEwen



"Late Show with David Letterman" (CBS Promo) 



"One For The Road with Charles Kuralt" (CBS)



"Red Book - On Air" (ABC)



WCIX/Miami, News Theme


''48 Hours'' (CBS) 



CBS/Telenoticias/Latin America



United Cerebral Palsy Telethon w/ Larry Hoppen



2002 Tony Awards, CBS



FILM:


"Tremors", starring Kevin Bacon, Universal Studios


"Ride For Your Life", World’s First Interactive Movie, SONY Pictures


"Tie-Died: Rock 'n' Rolls Most Deadicated Fans", Documentary, 
Premiere Sundance Film Festival 1995


JINGLES:


Pepsi, Miller Lite, Kraft, HBO, Nestea, Mobil, Mateus Wine, 
Mountain Dew, Northern Tissue, U.S. Army, Fruit of the Loom, 
Pizza Hut, Beautiful Beginnings, Quaker, Coca-Cola, Budweiser, 
Diet Coke with the cast of “Friends”, Campbell's Soup, 
Salon Selectives, Xerox, MCI, K-Mart, Weight Watchers, NEC



SELECT PERFORMANCES: 


New York Philharmonic/Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC

Carnegie Hall, NYC

Lugano (Switzerland) Music Festival

Luzerne (Switzerland) Blues Festival


Detroit International Jazz Festival


Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, Wilmington, DE


Syracuse Jazz Festival


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center, NYC


NARAS Recording Academy Honors, NYC

Biennale Bonn, Bonn, Germany


Umea International Music Festival, Sweden


Zappanale #13 & #30, Bad Doberan, Germany


A Day in the Garden, site of the ‘69 Woodstock Festival, Bethel, NY


Lilith Fair Festival - Chicago


B. B. Kings - New York City


The Iridium - New York City


Kool Jazz Festival - New York City


Blues Alley - Washington, D.C.


Blue Note - New York City


World Cafe Live - Philadelphia


New Haven Coliseum

Bottom Line - New York City

Birdland - New York City

CBGB's - New York City


JVC Jazz Festival - Saratoga Springs


Greenwich Village Jazz Festival - New York City


NAMM - Chicago (Yamaha)


Fat Tuesday's - New York City


Woolsey Hall - Yale 


CLIO Awards - New York City


Penn's Landing - Philadelphia 


JVC Jazz Festival - New York City


Hammerstein Ballroom - New York City


Irving Plaza - New York City


OBIE Awards - New York City


Lincoln Center - New York City


England/Wales/Germany/Scotland
/Denmark/Norway
Austria/Switzerland
/Czech Republic/Hungary