INSTRUMENTS
Trumpet, Fluglehorn, Piccolo Trumpet, Valve Trombone, Wind Synthesizer, Keyboards

EDUCATION
University of Miami: Studio Music and Jazz Major
Manhattan School of Music: Bachelor of Music, Trumpet performance
Member – SAG, A.F.of M., NARAS, AES

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Popular:
Nile Rodgers and Chic 2014 – 2016
Chicago – Mexico 2015
Blood Sweat and Tears 2006 – 2012 (Musical Director ’08-’12)
Nile Rodgers and Chic – 2012 (Australia, Japan, Europe)
Chicago (the Band) Summer tours ‘07 & ’08
Philadelphia 76ers House Band 1996 – 2004
Funk Brothers (featuring Steve Winwood and Billy Preston) U.S. & Europe 2004
Don Henley “Inside Job” tour summer 2000
K.C. & the Sunshine Band/World tour 1994/95
“Chicago”/25th Anniversary Tour-June/July 1992
Andrew Dice Clay/North American Arena Tour 1990
Andrew Dice Clay/”Dice Rules” Movie – 20th Century Fox
A Chorus Line/International Tour

Additional Live Performances With:
Aretha Franklin, Shakira, Steve Winwood, Elton John, Billy Preston, Donna Summer, Jennifer Nettles, David Foster, Robert Plant, Kid Rock, Stevie Nicks, Chaka Kahn, Peabo Bryson, Raul Midon, Manhattan Transfer, The Guess Who, Wayne Newton, Neil Sedaka,Sam Moore, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Martha Wash, Taylor Dayne, Chuck Negron (of Three Dog Night), The Johnny Neil Band (of the Allman Bros), The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Grassroots, Little Anthony, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, The Box Tops and more.

Jazz:
The New Xavier Cugat Orchestra (Solo Trumpet)
Duke Ellington’s “Sophisticated Ladies”(Lead and Solo Trumpet)
Ed Palermo Big Band
Diane Mosur’s Composers Big Band
Bobby Rosengarden Band

Performances With:
George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Woody Shaw, Phil Woods, Lew Soloff, Clark Terry, Gregg Karukas, Randy Brecker, Ronnie Cuber, Buddy Williams, Urbie Green, Lou Marini, Bob Mintzer

Classical:
St. Catherines, Spring Lake , N.J.-Solo Trumpet 1989-Present
Immanuel Lutheran Church, N.Y.C.-Solo Trumpet 1983-88
St. Bartholomew’s Church, N.Y.C.-Solo Trumpet 1983-85
Eastern Brass Quintet
Northeast Pennsylvania Philharmonic
New York City Brass Ensemble
Santa Brass Band

Select Recordings:
Jeff Lorber – “He Had a Hat” Blue Note – Grammy Nominated
Lisa Lynne Mathis – “Hancock Place” – Garagista Music *
Eric Benét – “Where Does the Love Go” – Reprise
Brian McKnight – “This Christmas” – NBA Entertainment *
Monty Alexander – “Sidewinder,Chamelion” Tel-arc (w/Sly & Robbie)
Jay-Z – “Celebration”-Streets is Watchin-Roc-a-fella/Def Jam Records
Bon Jovi – “634-5789” CD Bonus Track – A&M Records
Phyllis Hyman – “Que Pasa , Nada” – Philly International
Amy Grant -“House of Love”(duet w/Vince Gill)-A&M Records
Luther Vandross – “Love the One You’re With” – Epic Records *
Darryl Hall – “Move on Up”- Polygram
Cinderella – “All Comes Down” – Mercury Records
Yoko Ono – “ You’re the One”
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones -“Toxic Toast” – Mercury Records
Urge Overkill – “Need Some Air” – Geffen Records
Soul Kitchen – “One Way Ticket” – Giant Records
Andrew Dice Clay – “Brooklyn Bad Boy” – Def American Records *
Eddy Ganz – “Living In The Past” – Brunswick Records *
* Horn Arranger

TELEVISION/FILM
Late Show with David Letterman – performance with Shakira
NBCs “Christmas at Rockefeller Center” – Performance with Shakira
NBC Today Show – performance with Don Henley
“Dice Rules” 20th Century Fox Feature film with Andrew Dice Clay
“Dice rules” music video with Andrew Dice Clay
NBC July fourth celebration live from Joe Robbie stadium in Miami – performance with Chicago
Tony Danza show – performance with Nancy Sinatra
“Jersey’s Talking” – New Jersey Network
Labor Day Telethon for M.D.
Commercials for Comcast , Kentucky Fried Chicken, Polaroid, Nabisco

AWARDS
RIAA Certified Sales Award-Platinum Record- Amy Grant- House Of Love (A&M)
CRIA Certified Canadian Platinum
The Philosopher Kings- Famous, Rich, & Beautiful (Columbia)