double-bassist who attended North Texas State
University, Stinnett Music
Nonpareil, and Wichita
whom he has worked include the Barry Levitt Trio, the Eric Puente Jazz
Trio, the Frank Kohl Quartet, the Jon Doty Trio, the Jon Sholle Trio, the New York Pops, the Steve LaMattina Quartet, the Wichita State University
Percussion Orchestra, and the Widespread Depression Jazz Orchestra.
From 27th July – 4th September
1982, he did a stint at Michael’s Pub in New York entitled “Living a
Ragtime Life” with banjoist and guitarist Howard Alden, alto
saxophonist and clarinetist Jim McElwaine, and
pianist Max Morath.
He was at Gregory’s on 27th July 1986
for a live gig with vocalist David Allyn and
guitarist Scott Hardy.
On 11th January 1987, he played with Jordan Sandke and his quartet at the Vineyard Theater as part
of Vintage Jazz at the Vineyard.
He was in the orchestra pit for a production of Swinging on a Star from 22nd
October 1995 through 13th January 1996.
In June 1998, he recorded “Don’t Get Around
Much Anymore” at TomTom Studios with the
Barry Levitt Trio and vocalist Valentine Ryder.
He appeared at
the South East Grille House in Brewster,
New York, with the Steve LaMattina Quartet on 25th June 2005.
May 2008, he participated in a Cole Porter tribute with vocalist Jeff Harnar and pianist Alex Rybeck
at the Metropolitan Room.
He gave a
benefit performance with artist Jeff Schlanger
and guitarist Jon Sholle at the Empty Hand
on 1st November 2009.
March 2010, he gave a concert with the Jon Sholle
Trio at the Croton Free Library.
with the Eric Puente Jazz Trio at the Tenampa
Restaurant in Croton on Hudson,
New York, on 14th February
2011. On 29th
December 2011, he reunited with Eric Puente for Jazz at the Black Cow.
He and pianist Tom Cole, vocalist Grace Doty and drummer
Jon Doty entertained at the Winery in St. George in January 2012.
On 27th August 2012, he rejoined Alex Rybeck and Jeff Harnar for a
Broadway at Birdland concert entitled “Does
This Song Make Me Look Fat?”
He appeared with the Frank Kohl Quartet at the BeanRunner Café in Peekskill, New York,
on 28th September 2012.
Recordings on which he appears include: Because
of You: Fifties Gold by
Jeff Harnar; Better
Days and When the Sun Comes Out
by Karen Mason; Catch as Catch Can
by Bob Merrill; Clarinetango
and Israel—Yiddish Soul by Giora Feidman; Little by Little by the York Theatre
Company; New York Romance by
Alison Fraser; Paris Blues by the
Widespread Jazz Orchestra; and, Sibling
Revelry by Ann Hampton and Liz Calloway.