Performance

Upcoming Performances

Performance Portfolio:

Cruise Ship Work:

Music Director/lead and solo trumpeter on Carnival Cruiselines

-Worked on the the Carnival Spirit, Spirit, Splendor, Sensation, Holiday, and Elation cruiseships

-As a musical director I managed three bands, four solo acts, composed/arranged/rehearsed/conducted the 10-piece show band, brought on fly-on acts, all musical equipment repairs, I ran everything needed for music on the cruise ship.

-As a performing musician, I played major production shows, in big bands, jazz groups, funk bands, blues bands, "fly-on" acts, comedy and juggling shows, and all other trumpet needed jobs


Big Band:

Blue Wisp Jazz Band

Boston Big Band (Simply Sinatra Big Band)

Compaq Big Band

Dick Donovan Big Band

Easy Money Jazz band

Hal McIntyre Band

Indian Hill Big Band

Jack Welch Big Band

Ken Mamayek 10-piece Jazz Band

Mood Swings Orchestra

New Legacy Swing Band

NY Express Jazz band

Ray Taranto Big Band

Russel Weissman Jazz Band

Soft Touch Big Band

Stage Music Jazz Ensemble

Suburbans Aires

The Pocket Big Band

Tom Nutile Big Band

Westwood Swing Band


Musicals:

Annie (2001)

Brigadoon (2007)

Cabaret musical (2014)

Chicago (2015)

Cinderella (2016)

Fiddler on the Roof (2006)

Grand Night of Singing (2011)

Guys and Dolls (2015)

How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying (2009)

Mary Poppins (2016)

Meet me in St. Louis (2005)

My Fair Lady (2005, 2016)

Once upon a mattress (2000, 2003)

Peter Pan (2015)

Pippin (2016)

Shrek: The Musical (2015)

Sound of Music (2000, 2016)

The King and I (2009)

The Wiz (2011)

The Wizard of Oz (2016)


Small Group Jazz:

Acton Jazz Cafe various small groups

Boston Impromptu small group

Bring Back Pluto

Hudson Legionaries Jazz

Jazz Trio with Thaddeus Bell and Brian Sampson

Monk Rowe small group

JQ Trio

Rick Montalbano small group

Ubud Jazz Cafe band (in Bali, Indonesia)

Yas and Friends

Orchestras:

Middletown Symphony Orchestra (Ohio)

Waltham Symphony Orchestra (MA)

Funk/Rock Bands:

American All-star band

Hipshots

Joey Scott & The Connection

Kickin-it!

Rico Moon Band

Soul Injection


Wind Ensembles and Brass Bands:

Atlantic Brass Band

Dodgeville Band

Floyd Concert Band

La Banda Rosa Italian Band

Nashoba Valley Concert Band

New England Brass Band

New Hartford Citizens Band

Russel Weissman Parade Ensemble

Syracuse Brass Ensemble

Utica College Wind ensemble

Walter Ford Carter Brass Quintet


Church Work:

Belmont-Watertown United Methodist Church

-Handel's Messiah

-Vivalidi's Gloria

Covenant First Presbyterian Church (OH)

-Brass quartet with organ

Tremont Temple Baptist Church

-Handel's Messiah

Seven Mile Baptist Church in Seven Mile, OH

-Solo and Brass quartet work

St. John the Evangelist church in New Hartford, NY

-Solo Gabrielli concert with Tilda Orico

St Peter in Chains Cathedral in Hamilton

-Brass quartet

Wellesley Congregational Church, Central Street, Wellesley, MA, United States

-Brass quintet, organ, choir, bells gig


School Performance Experience:

Miami University of Ohio (Principal and Solo work) Wind Ensemble, Brass Choir, Jazz Band, Faculty Brass Quintet and Symphony Orchestra

-worked with Brad Goode, Benny Golson, Wynton Marsalis, Adam Rapa, all the members of the Canadian Brass

Independent study during my masters

-Performed in Chennai and Bangalore India with Carnatic schooled musicians on trumpet

-I also taught trumpet for almost 2 months in local schools and at an Orphanage in Chennai

-Performed in Ubud, Bali on Traditional Instruments.

Rowan University Concert Band (principle), Jazz Band, Trumpet Ensembles, Brass Choir

Crane school of music Concert band, Jazz Lab band (lead), Brass quintet (1st trumpet)

Onondaga Community College (lead/solo) Concert band, Jazz band, Brass quintet


Other Performance Experiences:

Vernon Downs racetrack Solo trumpeter (2002)

John Licata - Brass on the streets

Kids of America tour (lead/solo)

-I conducted, arranged, played and managed the band


Drum Corps. and related jobs:

Brigadiers DCA corps.

Grenadiers DCA corps. solo/lead soprano

Natick Legion Band

New Hartford Marching Band

Vagabonds Alumni