Jersey City, NJ, 07306
Subjects Taught Bass Guitar, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Theory, Songwriting, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba
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I've appeared on records with dozens of NYC area bands, and perform as a classical trombonist in all five boroughs and New Jersey.
I listen to and play all kinds of music from Beethoven to Stravinsky, Arcade Fire to Beyonce, James Brown to Snoop Dogg/Lion. I have had the pleasure to share the stage with rockers Dee Snider (Twisted Sister), Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots), and Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater), and jazz greats Maynard Ferguson, Jimmie Lunceford, Conrad Herwig, "Blue" Lou Marini, and Jeff Coffin (Flecktones).
I've played guitar, bass, trumpet, trombone, tuba, French horn, violin, cello, and string bass in virtually all different styles, but some of my favorite projects have been:
Quilty (Pavement-style hard rock band with me on trombass)
The Nevermind Orchestra (brass band that covers Nirvana tunes; I play trombone)
Chill Sons (my own band for which...