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Quick Facts

- Born in New York NY, raised in Ocean County NJ

- Playing music for 25 years. Started on Tenor Sax

for 10 years. Bass for the past 18 years.

- Graduated Berklee College of Music in Boston

in 2005 Magna Cum Laude

- Currently resides in Los Angeles CA

- Wrote and Produced for the 2013 Earth Wind & Fire

album 'Now Then & Forever'(DANCE FLOOR, 


AS HE ROSE target 'red' album only)

- Played over 2000 live shows


Played Many Musicals Including



West Side Story

Jesus Christ Superstar




A Vaudeville/Burlesque Show

Me & My Girl

The Music Man

The First JO-EL-The Troubadour Theatre Company

Companies/Organizations Played For

DW Drums/

Northrop Grumman



Farmers Insurance

Wheels Up

Natural Resources Trust of Easton
Pan Mass Challenge
Harley Davidson
Boston Redsox

Jake Peavy Foundation
New England School of Law
Bose Corporation

American Society for Healthcare Engineering
Dunkin Donuts
The Jimmy Fund Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


California Cannabis Business Expo
Winchester Hospital
Venture Tape Company
Bookbuilders of Boston
Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank
Make-A-Wish Foundation
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (MA/RI Chapter)
Boston Youth Moves Foundation
Massachusetts Music Educators Association
Boston Ballet
Health Advances LLC
Prescott Park Arts Festival
Boston Harbor Hotel
Project Arts of Plymouth
The Country Club-Brookline MA
Boys and Girls Club
Santa Claus Anonymous
Schepens Eye Research Institute
Middleboro YMCA
Brookline Arts Center
City Year Boston
The Catholic Schools Foundation of Boston
American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy
The Fishing Academy Boston
New Haven Lawn Club
Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
Laconia Motorcycle Week Rock Lobster Music Festival
The Bar Harbor Club
Eastern Bank
New York Yacht Club
Berkshire Women's Muse Festival

Kaiser Permanente

The Wolff Company


Played Many Venues Including

Lincoln Financial Field-Philadelphia

TD Garden-Boston

Planet Hollywood LIVE-Las Vegas

The Mirage-Las Vegas

The Palazzo-Las Vegas

PGA The Masters - Augusta GA

PGA Pebble Beach ProAm - Monterey CA

PGA Phoenix Open

Microsoft Theater-Los Angeles

The Music Center at Strathmore-Maryland

SMU McFarlin Auditorium-Dallas

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie-Dallas

Tweeter Center-Mansfield MA

Queen Elizabeth Theatre-Vancouver

Birds Nest-Scottsdale AZ

LiveWire-Scottsdale AZ

Spreckel Theatre-San Diego

Herbst Pavilion-San Francisco

Paradise Rock Club-Boston

Theatre St-Denis-Montreal

EPCOR Center for the Performing Arts-Calgary

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts-Vancouver

The Viper Room-Los Angeles

The Whiskey-Los Angeles

Mercury Lounge-New York City

The Bitter End-New York City

Flint Center-Cupertino CA

St Rocke-Hermosa Beach

The Lighthouse-Hermosa Beach


Club Passim-Cambridge

Webster Theatre-Hartford CT

Artists For Humanity EpiCenter-Boston

Smith Opera House-Geneva NY

Iron Horse Music Hall-Northampton MA

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Lowell Memorial Auditorium-Lowell MA

Vanderbilt University-Nashville

Dartmouth College-Hanover NH

Boston College

University of Central Florida

Muhlenberg College-Allentown PA

Colgate University-Hamilton NY

Bentley College-Waltham MA

Kobalt Casino-Rhode Island

Foxwoods Casino-Connecticut


Sunday River-Maine

Stratton Mtn.-Vermont


Loon Mtn.-New Hampshire

Mt. Cranmore-New Hampshire

Blithewold Mansion-Rhode Island

Crane Estate-Ipswich MA

Hildene-The Lincoln Family Home-Manchester NH




Notable Performances

-2018 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am with guests Toby Keith, Jake Owen, Alfonso Ribeiro, Larry the Cable Guy

-2018 Phoenix Open event at Birds Nest opening for Flo Rida

-2016 Phoenix Open event at Birds Nest opening for Robin Thicke

-2016 Wheels Up SuperBowl50 PreGame Party sitting in with Bob Weir, Lukas Nelson, and Rashawn Ross

-2016 PGA Masters in Augusta, GA

-Ebi and Shadmehr 'A Dream' World Tour 2013 (North America)
-New England School of Law's 100th Anniversary at TD Banknorth Garden with special guest Sandra Day O'Connor
-2005 & 2006 US Snow Boarding Open at Stratton Mountain in Stratton, Vermont
-2006 TELUS Ski & Snowboarding Festival in Whistler, BC, Canada
-2007 Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference
-2007 New Hampshire Governor's Inaugural Ball (Governor John H. Lynch)
-Troubadour Theatre Co's 2010-11 production of 'The First JO-EL' performed at Garry Marshall's Falcon Theater in Burbank, CA
-Boston Red Sox/Harley Davidson Hurricane Katrina Benefit at the Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA
2005 NCAA Final 4 Lacrosse Tournament in Philadelphia, PA
-Budweiser True Music Tailgate Concert Series opening for the Dave Matthews Band, Moe., G-Love, and the Allman Bros. at the Tweeter Center


Written/Recorded/Performed/Opened For


Earth, Wind & Fire

Robin Thicke

Flo Rida

Toby Keith

Jake Owen

Larry the Cable Guy (comedian)

Alfonso Ribeiro (actor, 'Carlton' on Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
The Wailers

Bob Weir (Grateful Dead)
Terence Blanchard (trumpet on 'Splashes' by EWF)
Tony Bennett
Dicky Betts (former guitarist for the Allman Bros)
Kevin Hart (actor/comedian)

Smiley (Romanian Pop star, Judge on Romania's Got Talent, Coach on The Voice: Romania)
Shadmehr Aghili ('The King of Persian Pop')

Ebi (legendary Persian Artist)

Arash (Persian Pop Artist)

Moein (Persian Artist)
JR Richards (of Dishwalla)

Rashawn Ross (trumpet for Dave Matthews Band)
Tori Ruffin (guitarist for Morris Day & the Time, Fishbone)
Carbon Leaf

C.C. DeVille (guitarist for Poison)
Martha Davis & the Motels

Kelley James

Jody Giachello (drummer for HAIM)
Joe Hunt (drummer for Stan Getz, Bill Evans, Don Friedman)

Gregg Bissonette (drummer for Ringo Starr All Starr Band, David Lee Roth, ELO)
Christopher Haberl (Associate Conductor for Jersey Boys on Tour, Broadway Conductor/Keyboardist)

Shooter Jennings

Lukas Nelson

Warren Ham (woodwinds/vocals for Cher, Toto, Ringo Starr All Starr Band, Donna Summer)
Mo Pleasure (multi instrumentalist with Michael Jackson, Earth Wind & Fire, David Foster, Christina Aguilera)

Brad Gillis (guitarist for Night Ranger, Ozzy Osbourne)
Joel Hoekstra (guitarist for Whitesnake, Night Ranger, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Rock of Ages)

JJ Blair (producer/engineer Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, The Who,  Rod Stewart, Fox Force Five Recorders)
Nick Noonan (of Karmin)

Keith McKelley (saxophonist for Raphael Saadiq, Larry Dunn)

Maiya Sykes (vocalist for Post Modern Jukebox, Macy Gray)
Steve Fekete (guitarist for Avril Lavigne, David Archuleta, Cassadee Pope, and Vertical Horizon)

Dani Armstrong Kapler (vocalist for Post Modern Jukebox)
Bill Dowling (trumpet for the Duke Ellington Orchestra and KC & the Sunshine Band)
Will Champlin (The Voice Season 5)
Louis Cato (drummer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Marcus Miller, Bobby McFerrin)

Matt Magiera (drummer for Kenny Loggins, Honk)
Sean Hennesy (guitarist for The Gracious Few and Candlebox)
Charlie Scene & Daren Pfeifer (of Hollywood Undead)
Andy Bauer (drummer for Twin Shadow, Oh Land)
Adam Ezra Group

Nik Hughes (drummer for Young Blood Hawke)
Aaron Burnett (saxophone for Esperanza Spaulding)
Todd Wolf (former guitarist Sheryl Crow)
Mike Levesque (Seven Mary Three, David Bowie, Natalie Imbruglia, Dave Navarro, and Candy Butchers drummer)
The Samples

Ryan Seacrest (TV Producer, TV/Radio host)
Nicky Sanders (fiddle player for Steep Canyon Rangers, Steve Martin)
Ruslan Sirota (piano for Josh Groban, Stanley Clarke Band)
Tuffus Zimbabwe (keyboards for Saturday Night Live Band)
Hayan Charlston (woodwinds for Persian artists Andy, Mansour, Omid, Samir, 90210 Entertainment)