I'm a freelance bassist, songwriter and composer on the east coast. I am a Fodera and Epifani artist and a Berklee College of Music Film Scoring graduate and have a Masters degree from the Longy School of Music. I've studied jazz bass with John Lockwood, classical bass with Pascale Delache-Feldman, free music with Joe Morris, and improvisation with Peter Cassino.
The first release by my group, Evoke Ensemble, “Groove for Peace”, is a collection of my original music and is an eclectic, bass-driven musical hybrid steeped in groove and improvisation, inspired by jazz, influenced by film, with flavors running the full musical spectrum from world music to classical and beyond.
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A much needed and very cool release! - Bass Frontiers
The band deliver(s) an outstanding collection of joyous instrumentals that seethe with rhythm, groove, and emotion and remind this humble scribe of early Epic releases by the late, great Jaco Pastorius. - Metronome Magazine Top Five Albums for April 2013
Willing to teach
Bachelors Degree from Berklee College of Music as a dual major in Film Scoring and Bass Performance.
Masters Degree in Modern American Music from the Longy School of Music Of Bard College. Staff Bass Instructor at Page Music in Boston, MA
My Teaching Philosophy:
Making a positive difference in someone’s life is one of the greatest gifts that one can give. Some of the greatest gifts in my life were lessons learned from my first music teacher, to my professors in grad school; from my grandfather’s wisdom to my two young children teaching me about patience