Professional Vocalist/Keyboardist, Performer and Producer. Private Music Teacher.
Songwriter. Session and Touring Musician.
To entertain, educate and share musical expression and knowledge
with students and colleagues in the area. Will travel for the right
1978-1987 -- Voice Training under Dr. Raymond Smolover.
1986-1987 -- Operatic Voice Studies at Indiana University under Jean Deiss.
1985-1994 -- Operatic Voice Studies at Carnegie Hall under Martin Lies.
2007 - Present -- Vocal Styling/Recording and Interpretation with Brad Cole.
1976-Present -- Studied Classical, Jazz and Latin/Salsa with numerous teachers
in New York City and Connecticut. Teachers included Michel Camilo, Kenny Barron,
Sonny Bravo, Brad Cole, Mark Templeton, Constance Carroll,
Dr. Sidney Lewis, Johnny Morris and Tony Palos.
2006-Present -- Studied rudimental technique, coordinated independence,
dynamics, and groove playing with Paul Piper and Shea Henley.
1986-1987 -- Indiana University; Bloomington, Ind. Vocal studies. Operatic
Staging. Ear Training.
Classical and Jazz Piano.
1987-1989 -- The Juilliard School, New York City. Voice and Piano.
2006-present -- The Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass.
Master's Certification student in Music Theory, Harmony and Ear Training.
Recordings and Performances
Shared the stages and studios with the likes of
Brad Cole, Daryl Stuermer, Leland Sklar, Luis Conte, and Chester Thompson
Phil Collins, Hall and Oates, Carly Simon, and Chuck Mangione),
Grant Geissman, Howard Scott of War, Willie Hutch, Robert Cray, Joe Bonadio,
Joel Rosenblatt, and Charlie Morgan
(of Elton John, Tina Turner, Cher and Orleans),
and members of the Metropolitan New York City Opera Co.
Local Bands and Artists Performed/Played with:
Current frontman of Plan B, DFW's premier variety band
The D'Adamo Jazz Quartet