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Webster Jr. High School, Stockton, Ca.
A.A. Stagg High School , Stockton , CA
San Joaquin Delta College , Stockton , CA
University of the Pacific (UOP) Conservatory of Music, Stockton , CA


Grant Hull, Webster Jr. High School, 2 years
James Urbani/Harvey Addie, Stagg High School , 4 Years
Kyung-Soo Won, San Joaquin Delta College , 2 Years
Anthony Kissane, UOP Conservatory, 1 Year
Allen Brown, UOP Conservatory, 5 Years


The Swingaires
Pitch Black
Stockton Civic Theater


Member of American Federation of Musicians Local #189 since 1980
Current President since 2010

Played previously with rock groups Lefty, Private Joke, Erin Mannor, Legion, KGB,
Moving Violation, Le Mans , Crystal
Image, Injustice, TAG, F5, The Havana Blow Cats and Last Stage.

Has played with the professional local Big Band, the Swingaires, since band was organized in 1981.

Played with Jimmy Limbaugh’s Society Orchestra From 1989 to 2005

Played in the UOP Jazz Band as a senior in High School and for 4 years
while attending the UOP Conservatory of Music.

Played for the World Famous Strip Tease Artist, Carol Doda, Modesto, 1982

Played for Arthur Duncan of Lawrence Welk fame, Modesto, 1983

Played for the great vocal group, The Ink Spots, Sacramento, 1983

Member of Stockton Symphony, 1987-1988 season
Guest soloist with the Stockton Symphony in February 1984 and December 1994.

Delta Jazz Band, 2000-2001


Willie Awards - 1983, 2001-2002, 2004, 2005, 2006

Oh Kay, April/May 1981
Applause, January/February 1982
I Do, I Do, July/August 1983
They're Playing Our Song, March 1987
1940s Radio Hour, November/December 1995
Sweet Charity, February 1997
Crazy For You, July 1998
Oliver, November/December 1998
Hello Dolly, July/August 1999
The Wizard of Oz, November/December 1999
Anything Goes, July/August 2000
Annie, November/December 2000
Once Upon A Mattress, April/May 2001
La Cage Aux Follies, July/August 2001
Sound of Music, November/December 2001
Footloose, July/August 2002
Follies, May/June 2003
Babes in Arms, August 2003
A Grand Night For Singing, January/February 2004
Sugar, May/June 2004
Fame, July/August 2004
Nuncracker, November/December 2004
Guys and Dolls, May/June 2005
Kiss Me Kate, May/June 2006
A Year with Frog and Toad, November/December 2006
Damn Yankees, May/June 2007
Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, (Musical Director) August/September 2007
Nunsensations- Las Vegas Review, November/December 2007
You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, February/March 2008
The Full Monty, June/July 2008
Annie Get Your Gun, June/July 2009
Hat's The Musical, March/April 2010
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, September 2010
Stop the World, I Want To Get Off, March/April 2011
Spamalot, June/July 2014
Sister Act, September 2016
The Addams Family, September 2017
Mamma Mia, November/December 2017

San Joaquin Delta College Drama Department

Grease, Spring 1983
Annie, Spring 1994
Delta College Presents: Blackstone the Magician, (pit orchestra) January 1985
Guys and Dolls, July/August 1988
42nd Street, July/August 1989
Sweet Charity, May 1991
Anything Goes, July/August 1992
Once Upon a Mattress, April/May 1993
Jesus Christ, Superstar, July 1993
Chess, July 1994
Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Forum, April 1995
Hair, July 1995
Cabaret, April/May 1996
The Magic Bus, July 1996
Gypsy, July/August 1997
The Music Man, July/August 2007


Something's Afoot, March/April 1993
You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, January 2000


Fame, May 2000


Bye Bye Birdie, March 2007

How to Get Ahead in Business Without Really Trying, March 2013

Shrek - The Musical, March 2014

TOMMY - The Musical, March 2015


Bye Bye Birdie, September/October 2011

Legally Blonde, April/May 2013


Nunsense, November 1991


Buddy Rich
Tommy Aldridge
Terry Bozzio
Steve Smith
Aynsley Dunbar
Dave Weckl
Mike Portnoy
Mike Mangini
Sergei Rachmaninov


1981 Louis Armstrong Award, A.A. Stagg High School
1981 John Phillip Sousa Award, A. A. Stagg High School
1981 Bank of America Achievement Award in Music
1981 Manlio Silva Scholarship, Stockton Symphony
1981 President’s Honors at Entrance, UOP Conservatory
1984 Guest soloist with Stockton Symphony
for world premiere performance of Simoncic’s “Symphonie MTV”
1985 Winner of Northern California Drum Competition in San Francisco



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