I started playing since the early 80's when I was in middle school. I had always loved music and knew that I wanted to be a musician. After high school I joined tthe Air Force and was influenced by the bands I got to play with. One of the most influential bands was while I was stationed in Cheyenne, Wy and played with a band called: Mr Coffee and the Grounds for Divorce. After that got to play with some of the greatest artists in the industry including: Anita Baker, George Duke and many more.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
First big concert was Andre Crouch it was opened by Shirley Cesar.That was where I fell in love with Southern Gospel music.
What gear do you use?
I play saxes manufactured by Saxophone.com my endorser. I also use Bobby Dukkoff mouthpieces, Rico Plastivocer Reeds, I also use for smaller events Samson AirLine 77 microphones
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Chicago, Santana and Earth Wind & Fire, for Chicago and EWF it was the horns that I fell in love with and Santana the beats just hypnotized and could listen to them all for hours.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
I am a Solo Arist and have muscians that play with me and am invited to play with bands and artists.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Earth Wind & Fire
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
Biggest 30,000 while in tour with Renan Carias, smallet 1 very romantic lol