-Born in New Orleans, LA. – Currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.
-Primary instrument is Tenor Trombone. Also proficient in playing Alto and Bass Trombone, Tuba, Baritone Horn, Euphonium, and Keyboards.
-Composer and arranger for all music styles and configurations of musicians, from the Solo Performer to the Symphony Orchestra.
-Member of Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show Band led by Doc Severinsen for two years. Lead trombonist with Doc Severinsen’s Big Band for over a decade
-Guest soloist with the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, the St. Louis Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony and The Minnesota Symphony Orchestra.
-Performed live on four continents.
-Performed and recorded with many musical luminaries. These include: Doc Severinsen, Don Henley, Ray Charles, Dizzy Gilespie, The Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Billy Preston, Rosemary Clooney, The Temptations, Gladys Knight, Louie Bellson, Joe Williams, Chaka Kahn and Stevie Wonder.
-Other performances include: – The Mambo Kings Orchestra, Tito Puente, Ceilia Cruz, Luis Enrique, Jose’ Jose’, Luis Miguel, Jennifer Lopez, Linda Rondstadt, Mel Torme, Maureen McGovern, The Manhattans, Neil Diamond, Pat Boone, Tonya Tucker, George Clinton, Marvin Gaye, Phil Collins, Bernadette Peters, Ike and Tina Turner, Smokey Robinson, Aretha Franklin, The Stylistics, The O Jays, Peebo Bryson, Rick James, Carl Carlton, Eddie Henderson, The Gerald Wilson Big Band, Paul Cacia Big Band, Willy BoBo, Sly Stone, Poncho Sanchez, Bobby Womack, Rod Stewart, Burt Bacharach, Dionne Warwick, The 5th Dimension, Rosemary Clooney, Debarge, The Young Americans, Michael Feinstein, Rudy Regalado “Chevere” Band, Eddie Santiago, Frankie Negron’, Ray de la Paz, Bob Malone, Harry Connick Jr., The Commodores, Hal Lynden, Vernon Garrett, Rosetta Mines, Billy Preston, Jose’ Jose’, Bobby Caldwell, Diane Schuur, Frank Sinatra Jr., The Bangles, Fantasia, Modesto Community Choir, Nelson Ed, Bob Malone, Arch Hooks, Brian Setzer, Bill Yeager’s LA Jazz Workshop, and many more…
-Recent recordings with La Palabra, Johnny Palanco, Tupac, The Spellbound Band, Ashanti, Charlie Baltimore, Caribbean Pulse, Doc Severinsen, The Rachael Sierra Project, and The Echo Park Project.