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- Past Performances - 

★Rose Room Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis Big band in centennial celebration of NPR radio telecast  NY

★Kennedy Center with Cyrus Chestnut (Sanctified Swing) DC NPR telecast

★U.S. Jazz Ambassador Tour  West Africa and France /Concerts and Master classes. We traveled to Gabon, Benin, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Paris and Marseille. Kickoff concert at Kennedy link below and move cursor to about 10:12 to see me.... couldn’t take upright bass to africa..too bad)          


★Soloist and Narrator with Lehigh University Jazz Band with Bill Warfield director. 

★Chamber meets Ellington with Wynton Marsalis at Lincoln Center NY

★Tribute to Freddie Cole at The Tribeca Theater NY

★Christmas Week in Athens at the Half Note Jazz Club with John di Martino piano,  Lonnie Plaxico bass and Yoron Israel drums

★Jazz On Granby w/John D Martino, Santi Debriano bass and Victor Jones drum

★Columbia University and Harlem Global Jazz Festival  NY

★San Jose Jazz Festival with Fathead Newman, Marcus Belgrave, John di Martino, Yoron Israel, John Menegon, Howard Johnson and so many more  CA

★Birdland  NY  Recorded Live CD Ala Carte and another engagement we recorded another live CD entitled Storytelling. Both are available for purchase under buy

★Tribute to Ray Charles Chicago Jazz Festival with David Fathead Newman, Marcus Belgrave, Hank Crawford, LeRoy Cooper, Henry Johnson and so many more

★Iridium Jazz Club  NY ​


★Dizzy’s Club Tribute to Ray Charles with David Fathead Newman, John di Martino, Yoron Israel, John Menegon and Howard Johnson

★Kazakhstan Jazz Festival with Igor Butman  Russia

★Jazzmobile Vocal Competition Judge NY

★South Arkansas Symphony Municipal Auditorium Tribute to MLK  Kermit Poling director

★New York University ( Black History Month Performance) NY

★Christmas Show at Riverspace NY

★Sisters of Charity Campus of St. Elizabeth/ Sherman Irby, Alvin Atkinson, and Andy Farber  NJ

★Russian Tours with Oleg Butman and Igor Butman

★New Bern Jazz and Blues Festival with David Fathead Newman★Metropolitan Theater   Medellen Columbia  with Medellen Big Band see video footage at★


★Texas Tech University Hemmle Hall Big Band Concert with Brad Leali Director


★Concert with Brad Leal Trio in Texas

★Pori Finland Jazz Festival with Calloway Big Band (Chris Calloway)

★George Gee Big Band Dance

★The Supper Club in Times Square featured singer for 10 years ...(Ended after Sept 11)

★Dizzy’s Club  Women In Jazz Festival NY

★Cuny Graduate College with David Fathead Newman NY (New President inauguration)

★Providence Club Valentine Celebration with my trio NY

★North Hampton Festival with David Fathead Newman

★Fort Pierce Jazz Society Festival with David Fathead Newman

★Cold Spring Harbor Sunday Performance NY

★Nuyorican Poet Society NY

★Binghamton University with Harper Jazz Big Band/Master Classes with Director Mike Cabon

★Jazz at 966  Brookyn NY

★Dallas Convention Center Clarence Muse Theater Curtis King director...John Di Martino  TX

★Performed For President of Kazakstan  Private performance with Oleg Butman Band Russia

★Le Club  Moscow

★Jazz on the Hudson  NY

★Cape May Jazz Festival  Norman Simmons Trio Lisle Atkinson bass and David Gibson drums

★New School Master Class (Eyes of the Masters Series)

★WBGO Jazzathon Birdland Jazz Club NY

★Harlem Meer Festival Central Park

★United Nations Concert As a Jazz Ambassador kick off concert

★The Rainbow Room

★A Night Of Jazz In France with French Big Band

★Glen Cove Jazz Festival NY

★Smoke Jazz Club  NY

★Bronx Community College Concert with my quartet NY (A day of remembrance of Sept 11)

★Crossroad Theater with Onaje Allan Gumb and his group

★Lenox Lounge Harlem NY

★York College

★Japan Tour with Norman SImmons Trio Lisle Atkinson bass and Paul Humphrey drums...... Live in Japan CD Boom Boom was released .....available for purchase at 

★South America Concert    Hyatt Regency Santiago Chile

★The Horschow Series  Dallas Museum of Art  Tardo Hammer piano George Anderson bass 

★Flushing Town Hall Jazz Series with Randy Weston NY

★Tribute To Ella /John Hicks, Curtis Lundy & Idris Muhammad Trolley Barn Plaza Yonkers NY

★ Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil Tour with *Margareth Whiting, John Pizzarelli, *Lady Chablis, Bill Chalap,  Sean Smith, Dave Ratajczak, Carl Allen, *Clairborne Cary, Julia LaRosa, *Warren Vache, Joe Temperly,  *Emma Kelly, Kevin Mahogany and *Cynthia Scott. Directed by *Jack Wrangler- Book by  *John Berent. (We opened at the Kennedy Center without ever having a complete run thru...can you believe that?  (* did both tours)


Hill Auditorium University of Michigan

Ruth Eckerd Hall  Clearwater,

FLMorocco Shrine Auditorium Jacksonville Fla

McCallum theater  Palm Desert CA

Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium  San Francisco CA

Plummer Auditorium  Costa Mesa  CA

Wadsworth Theater/UCLA Los Angeles CA

★The Golden Tulip Aruba Caribbean Hotel Casino Resort with the McFadden Brothers

★Sarah Hotel   Las  Vegas with my  trio Robert Sanders, Joe Cutler and the late DW Holmes. 

   We lost all our money in the casino

★Jazz Insights at New School University hosted by Lecturer Arnold Smith

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