Touring member of Grammy Nominated & NPR Tiny Desk Winner, Tank & The Bangas. 20+ years of experience on Saxophone
Born and raised in New Orleans, the birthplace of Jazz, Funk, and Rock-n-Roll. I graduated from N.O.C.C.A. which was the training grounds for alumni like Christian Scott, Jon Batiste, Trombone Shorty, Terrence Blanchard, Jeffrey Miller, Sullivan Fortner, and like a hundred other legends/behind the scenes creatives. There I studied under clarinetist Alvin Batiste (Cannon Ball Adderley, AFO, Ellis Marsalis), Chris Severin (Allen Toussaint, Diane Reeves, everyone), and Michael Pellera ( Buddy Rich, Chet Baker). I later went to UNO and studied under Ed Peterson ( Kurt Elling) and Steve Masakowski (Astral Project)
I've toured, written, and played with Grammy Nominated Tank & The Bangas for the past 8 years and was the featured soloist on their NPR Tiny Desk hit "Quick". Have played with Musiq Soulchild, Alexis Isley, George Porter, Eric Krasno, members of Snarky Puppy & Ghost Note, and honestly way too many other people
I can play rock-n-roll/rnb saxophone solos a la Fats Domino, P-Funk horn lines, 'shreddy' jazz/funk solos, and fast merengue mambos. I can create horn arrangements and call on a variety of different formations of horn sections to give you the fattest sound possible.
Holler at me and lets get to work!
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