I am from the San Francisco Bay Area from a little town called Half Moon Bay. I primarily Alto and Tenor Saxophone playing jazz standards and original tunes, but I have been trained classically as well from the great teacher Dale Wolford. I've also played with rock, funk, blues, Christian Contemporary, Latin, Hip Hop, and Reggae groups around the world. I graduated with a bachelors degree in music- jazz studies from Hope College in Holland, Michigan In the Fall of 2011 and I have a masters degree for Jazz Composition from the University of South Florida from 2014. I've trained under Michael O’Neil, Dale Wolford, Aaron Lington, Wayne Wallace, Brian Coyle, Tom Lockwood, Jack Wilkins, and Chuck Owens, along with meeting amazing musicians from all over the country. I have performed with Ralph Bowen, The Smithsonian Masterworks Orchestra, Mike Olmos, Joss Cano, Dave Pietro, Mary Fettig, Wayne Wallace, John Santos, the Hip Hop Group Thanks For Leaving, and the folk groups Welcome Wagon and Billy Manzik. I have also done multiple projects with drummer Adam Everett, bassist Danny Gerz, pianist Bryan Simmons, and guitarist Chris Main. I also have been featured in hip hop sampling albums by Jimmy Beatz here in CA. I also played First Tenor in the 8 o' Clock Daddios Band led by Steve Tyler as well as First Tenor with at the 14th annual Frank Sinatra Celebration in Ybor City.