Graduated from SJSU in 1987 with a BM in jazz performance.
Professor of Jazz Trumpet at SJSU and West Valley College since 2008.
Winner of two Grammys
Pacific Mambo Orchestra (2014)
BB King “Blues Summit” (1993)
Toured/Performed/Recorded with Huey Lewis and the News, Ray Charles, Diana Krall, Kenny Loggins,Boz Skaggs, Joe Louis Walker, Lavay Smith, Conjunto Céspedes, The Sons of Champlin, The Pacific Mambo Orchestra, The Four Tops, The Temptations, The O’Jays, Martha Reeves, The Shirelles, The Coasters, The Drifters, Kristin Chenoweth, Ray DeLa Paz, Tito Nieves, La India, Steve Turre, Jon Faddis, Tim Hagins, Cedar Walton, The Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, The California Symphony.
SF Broadway Shows include; The Mystery of Edwin Drood, White Christmas, Motown, Spamalot, Annie, and South Pacific.