Started playing cornet in 6th grade. My two older brothers played in school and my eldest was a jazz listener so I listened to the albums and was hooked...
What gear do you use?
6 Kay Basses,2 King ,three Conn bones, one Bach Flugabone, yamaha Euphonium,Roland keyboard, TEAC keyboard,Bach special make trpt, Selmer K Armstrong Trpt, Jupiter flute, Pearl drum set etc. etc,
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Miles, Clark Terry,Bob Brookmeyer,Frank Rosolino,Trane,Bird, Duke, Thad Jones Big Band etc..
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
Marching,concert,jazz bands at school. I play behind Gladys Knight,Temps,Dells,Aretha,Freddy Cole,have played behind Ray Charles,Sammy Davis Jr.,Billy Eckstiene.have played with Byron Stripling,Clark terry ,Milt Hinton,Hank Jones,Stevie Wonder, and the list goes on...I'm in several big bands and lead three big bands...
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Duke Ellington and again with Clark Terry..It's obvious..AND my two sons,..Kyle and Kris Funn
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
Ray Charles @ Art scape or Sammy Davis Jr. & Billy Ecksteine at the Meyerhoff in Baltimore
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