Curriculum Vitae

Rocklahoma 7/12/08
Steve and I at Rocklahoma 7/12/08

I’m a songwriter, bass player, and a producer. I’ve been a performing artist for over 24 years and have played over two thousand live gigs in that time. I currently play in two bands, Funny Money and KIX. Funny Money performs when KIX isn’t touring and features my KIX co-horts Steve Whiteman and Jimmy Chalfant with Dean Cramer on guitar. I engineer,  produce and mix songs for other artists and have worked with hit producers and hit songwriters. I have a nicely equipped home studio with lots of great amplifiers, mics and a Pro Tools|HD3 rig on Windows.

Performing History:
I currently tour nationally for the past six years with KIX and locally for the last seven years with Funny Money.

I have performed in various club and touring bands regularly since 1985.

I also am a music instructor at Bach to Rock in McLean VA. I teach guitar, bass and recording arts (Pro Tools), covering theory, scales, modes, sight reading, chart reading, counting beats and teaching songs to students while making sure they can understand what they are playing from a harmony standpoint.

Education:
Berklee College of Music – Master’s Certificate in Songwriting

Professional Affiliations:
American MENSA
NARAS /Grammy.com – voting member P&E Wing
NSAI – Professional Membership
ASCAP

Credits:
View my commercial releases on AllMusic.com
I have produced, engineered and mixed several re-records for television and movie use. My mixes are radio quality. In addition to my commercial releases, I have played bass, guitar, programmed drums and the occasional keyboard on several hundred of my own recordings .

Song Samples with my credits:

All Tied Up by Funny Money: co-writer, producer, engineer, bass player. (mixed by Beau Hill)

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It’s You by Rob Galpin:  producer, engineer, mixer

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Kansas by Rob Galpin:  producer, engineer, mixer

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Far Outside The Window by Christine Sexton:  producer, engineer, drum programmer, mixer, acoustic and electric guitar player.

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Artist Endorsements:
I’m currently endorsed by Warwick Basses, DR Strings who make the finest strings on the planet, Morley Pedals, Rockbag/Rockstand and Tech 21. I use Trace Elliot amplification.

References available by request.