I consider myself a musical linguist, as I love playing numerous styles on both drums and percussion. BFA - Classical Percussion from S.U.N.Y. at Purchase studying Timpani with the principal of the Metropolitan Opera.
I've performed with Petula Clark, Aretha Franklin, Little Anthony and the Imperials, The Crystals, Shields and Yarnell , Jerry Vale, The Ocean City Pops, Garden State Philharmonic , Harrisburg Symphony, The Washington Ballet - Bodrahm Ballet Fest, Turkey, Mark Morris Dance company, The NY Tenors , Roy Orbison Buddy Holly Hologram Tour, Roy Merriwether Jazz Trio with Bassists Michale Wolf, Harvie S , Santi Dibriani , Greg Jones, Leon Dorsey, Jeff Carney . 2 records with Jazzers Jack Desalvo, Lee Marvin, Dan Willis, Bob Rodreguez, Arthur Lipner Todd Urban. Bluegrass Banjo Virtuoso Tony Trishka, The Mandala Jazz Octet with John Medeski , Folk Rock with Michelle Shocked,The Washington Squares. World Music Fusion with The Peter Lewis Band featuring Hiram Bullock and Mathew Garrison .
Brazilian Jazz with Cidiniho, and Ana Lu. Samba Batucada with The Sambanditos Featuring kenwood Dennard and Amir Ziv . Recorded Jingles with Mitch Stein, Josh Heinemann for Omni Music, Wits end productions - Circuit City, PBS, Fuse T, CBS Sports, Outdoor Living channel,They Might Be Giants
On Broadway with with Funny Girl Starring Leah Michelle My Fair Lady Starring Laura Benante Addams Family Starring Nathan Lane and B.B. Neuworth, Next to Normal, In The Heights starring Lin Manuel, Jersey Boys , Tale of 2 cities, Les Mis Pirate Queen, The Color Purple Featuring Chaka Khan, The Grinch, Fiddler on the Roof Starring Alfred Molina, Gypsy Starring Bernadette Peters, Imaginary friends, Chefs Theater, Flower Drum Song Starring Lea Salonga , Suessical Starring Rosie O'Donell, Cats, Saturday Night Fever, Hello Dolly Starring Bette Midler, Summer ( The Donna Summer Musical ) Off Broadway - Romeo And Bernadette, Jersey Boys, Zanna Don't, Feeling Electric Starring Anthony Rapp, Prominade Starring Andrea McArdle, Nunsense, Broadway Rox,
Neil Berg's 100 years of Broadway, 50 Years of Rock Starring Janette Bayardelle
Teaching - Private instruction, Master classes -Simon Boyar's school of Drumming, NYU Syracuse University, Angelo Peteri School day of Percussion, Centennial High school The Angel Foundation, Austin Texas - The Modern Drummer Festival with Kenwood Denard's MRO Ensemble . Drum Clinic Sam Ash Day of Percussion / Buddy Rich Scholarship Concert , NYC . Kids Outreach Workshop artist for Urban stages - NYC Public Libraries . Former adjunct Percussion staff at The New School Jazz studies Department, NYC
Endorsing artist for Paiste Cymbals ,Drum workshop ,Vater Sticks, Drum Tacs, Etymotic Research In Ear Monitors
Member Musicians local 802, AFM