Photos L-R. In
w/Walter Kuehr at Coney
at the Jazz Composers Collective.
In my travels as a saxophonist and woodwind
player, composer, teacher, arranger, producer/engineer, plus as a
performer in films, TV and in theater, I've worked all over the globe;
the one career highlight has to be playing in the remote Star Mountain
highlands of Papua New Guinea 900 miles from the nearest road, at an
arts festival with 30 different local tribes including Marlboro smoking
mud men and
My latest project is here..buy/download:
Check out the Band page too, and listen to
some music samples.
Here's one of my etudes
for any clarinet - free
Some bio stuff:
30 + years playing tenor, soprano, baritone and alto saxes. flutes,
clarinet, bass clarinet, harmonica, drums, computers, piano, bass,
trombone, guitar and composing. Recording sessions for pop, rock and
film and video, dance and theater productions. Band teacher at the Trevor Day School
on the Upper West Side of Manhattan since 1992. American Music Center
grant, ASCAP award, and Australian Arts Council grant
recipient. Audio Engineer at
Harvestworks/Studio Pass. NY, NY 1991-94.
Born Melbourne, Australia 1962. Started playing drums in 3rd grade,
flute when I was around 10, then played in rock bands as a
teenager, mainly on bass, then started on the sax when we needed horns
for our ska covers. Moved to Sydney in
1983 and completed the Jazz Studies course at Sydney Conservatorium
of Music in
1986. Worked and toured all over Australia with many different
jazz, rock and theater groups then relocated to NY in 1990, and been
gigging and teaching here ever
Orchestral conducting w/ Vincent LaSelva - Julliard School, 2009/2010
Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia Class of 1987 -
Studies w/Mike Nock, Roger Frampton, Don Burrows, James Morrison.
Sax studies w/John Barrett, (Melb), Col Loughlan, (Syd.).
Saxophone studies with Paul Cohen, Manhattan School of Music 1991
Composition studies with Edgar
Grana 1996, (both in NY).
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