Have played the upright bass since 1975. I was a senior in high school. I was too obsessed with music to do anything else.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
Active freelance bassist, mostly jazz. Played frequently (and recorded) with Don Lanphere, including guest artists Bud Shank and Pete Christlieb. Founding member of the groups New Stories, Big Neighborhood and The Ziggurat Quartet, all of which recorded on Origin Records. Have performed with Ernie Watts,Count Basie, Mark Murphy, Ken Peplowski,George Cables, Dick Hyman, Bucky Pizzarelli, James Moody,Taylor Eigsti, Bill Anschell, The Duke Ellington Orchestra (under the direction of Mercer Ellington) the John von Ohlen-Steve Allee Big Band, and many other great musicians. Also have performed with Allen Vizzutti, playing classical music and jazz. Currently play frequently with the Ken Cook Trio with drummer Alex Aspinall.