Played traditional jazz (Dixieland) in Connecticut, starting late '60s. Studied classical music. Played trumpet with New Haven Symphony.
1973-1980: David Bromberg Band, 5 albums, annual tours to present.
1974: Toured with Gregg Allman, album, “Gregg Allman Live.”
1970s: Recorded with Bonnie Raitt, Paul Butterfield, Gloria Gaynor.
1980s: Toured and recorded with Leon Redbone, recorded with Bob Dylan.
1987-1995: 1st trumpet with Vince Giordano's Nighthawks (1920s style big band), 2 albums.
1986-2001: Played with Marty Grosz (1930s swing), 4 albums.
1986-2000: Many jazz festivals, jazz parties in US, Europe, and Far East. Concerts with Dick Hyman at 92nd St. Y, NYC. 4 traditional jazz solo albums, 2 for Arbors Jazz, one each for Jazzology and Stomp Off.
2001: Duet album with Louis Mazetier (piano). Won the Fats Waller Prize (Jazz Institute of France). Available at www.jazzconnaisseur.ch.
1990s: Played with Peter Gordon's Love of Life Orchestra and Lenny Pickett Ensemble (contemporary music).
Recorded with Woody Allen. Played on score of 3 Allen movies in 1990s.
1995-present: Jay Ungar/Molly Mason Band (Americana), album on Angel.
1996-present: Instructor: Swing Improvisation at Ashokan (music camp for adults).
1997-present: Lindy Hop Heaven (swing dance music), 2 albums.
1998-2000: Howard Fishman Quartet, 2 albums.
2001-2004: Produced 3 jazz albums for Jump Start Records (York, PA).
2003-2008: Copyist for Saturday Night Live (NBC).
2003: Copyist and orchestrator for album “Geoff Muldaur's Private Astronomy." Music of Bix Beiderbecke.
2003: Arranger and copyist for Beiderbecke centennial album on Arbors Jazz.
2004-2009: Played with Doveman, indie rock band led by pianist/singer Thomas Bartlett.
2005: Arranged/produced/recorded album with Scott “Lucky” Foster, “Potted Palm Orchestra." 1930s hotel orchestra with mostly Midi instruments.
2006: Arranged/produced/recorded album for Music Minus One, “The Further Adventures of Bix Beiderbecke.”
2009: For Music Minus One: ”Back to Basie, Back to Basics.”
2009: Formed "Blue Suitcase Trio." CD to be released in 2010.
Publications: ”Louis Armstrong: Great Trumpet Solos” (1995, Charles Colin, NY), “Bix Beiderbecke: Great Trumpet Solos” (1998, Colin). Articles on jazz in Historic Brass Association Journal, 2000 and 2002.