Born: December 21, 1952 Primary Instrument: Reeds
I have performed with the following ensembles in the past 36 years: The Temptations, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Aretha Franklin, Peabo Bryson, Al Green, Bob Hope, Hal Linden, Jack Jones, Jr., Pattie Page,Frankie Vallie, The Linen Sisters, The Pied Pipers, The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, The Harry James Orchestra, The Couriers Big Band, and Tom Jones and Phase V. I have also been the Director of Bands, Choir, and Orchestra for the past 34 yrs. at Sexton and Everett High Schools in Lansing, Michigan. I am presently also the Minister of Music at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Lansing, Mi. where I have served in this position for the past 14 years.
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
34 yrs. for Lansing School District. Director of Bands, Orchestra and Choirs at Sexton and Everett H.S. Also teach Piano and Electronic Music Composition.
Available to do clinics for Beginning to Advanced Improvisation. Have given clinics on starting or implementing jazz bands in both middle and high schools. Also have given clinics on setting up electronic music labs and developing a curriculum for class instruction. I have also given clinics on developing styles of swing and funk and have been featured as guest artist for several H.S. band concerts.Buffe