I have been a jazz faculty member of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music since 1998. I also attended the WCMusic, winnIMG_2532ing first place in the Jazz Studies Scholarship competition four years in a row. I have worked as a clinician and jazz festival judge in the Milwaukee, Kenosha and Waukesha Public Schools as well as at UW-Milwaukee, UW-Madison, UW-Whitewater and UW-Green Bay.

I have performed with such well-known jazz artists as Charles McPherson, Slide Hampton,Peter Bernstein,Ben Sidran, Frank Morgan, Marlena Shaw, Steve Allen,  Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, and Brian Lynch. I have toured throughout the world including the Jazz Yatra in Mumbai, India and the Monte Carlo Jazz festival.

In addition to gigging and teaching I am the bassist for the National radio show Michael Feldman’s “Whad’ ya Know.”

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