Studied at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
with legendary jazz saxophonist Archie Shep and classical clarinetist
Saxophonist Dennis Taylor whose three books for Hal leonard
publications "Blues Saxophone," "Jazz Saxophone," & "Amazing Phrasing" represent some of the finest instructional writing
on the subject.
Toured extensively throughout Europe, Russia, Turkey, with
Blues, Soul jazz and Gospel artists and the U.S. including playing at Carnegie Hall with the late Gene Pitney,
the prestigious New Orleans Jazz Festival with the late Johnny Adams & Hundreds of red sox games with the hot Tamale Brass
Among my work with numerous artists has been these accomplishments
Co wrote and recorded Mighty Sam McClain's Gospel Anthem "Show
Me The Way" recorded with Jon Bon Jovi for the Album "Give Us Your Poor" In 2008. This song also won the Gospel category
of the International Songwriting Competition in 2009.
Wrote the original composition "New Cambridge March" used
in the 2004 feature film "Fever Pitch" with Drew Barimore.
Co wrote, played, and arranged horns on all of Michelle Willson's
albums for Rounder Records including "Wake Up Call "( Boston Music Awards best blues album 2001)
Co wrote, and recorded "Three Aces Club" with late Atlantic
session man Harry Vann Walls author of the Big Joe Turner hit "Chains Of Love"
Arranged and recorded with Anson Funderburgh and Debbie Davies
on the album 'Grand Union" for Otis Grand
Arranged and played horns on Paul Rishell & Annie Rains'
Handy Award winning album "Moving To The Country,"
Arranged and played horns on Chris Fitz's "Never been
to Memphis" that won an award in the International Songwriting Competition