Experience

Sound Entertainment Events, President, Jan 2000 – Present

  • Producing Recordings plus Managing Bands and Coaching Students
  • Talent Networking plus Music Publishing and Production Company.

Education

  • First Year of Music Masters Degree in Composition Sep 1985 – Jun 1986
    Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance plus a minor in Jazz Studies Sep 1982 – Jun 1985
    Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Mass Media Communications Sep 1979 – Jun 1980
    Norfolk State University
  • Music Performance Sep 1978 – Jun 1979
    Old Dominion University

Languages Spoken

  • French, Limited Proficiency

Awards

  • Pollak Award for Excellence in the Arts Sep 2011, Richmond Magazine

Affiliations

  • American Federation of Musicians (AFM), January 1978
    A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the “National League of Musicians,” the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

Past Productions

TV:

  • CBS WTVR Channel 6
  • Emme St James & Her Jazz Gentlemen
  • PBS WCVE Channel 23 Hermitage Festival Sponsorship

Theater:

  • Richmond Triangle Players
  • Starlet Knight’s Cabaret Show
  • Center Stage’s Rhythm Hall Central Virginia Jazz Orchestra Concert