Musically literate professional bassist (former public-school music teacher) with strong vocals and thorough understanding of music theory/harmony. Bachelor's degree in music with classical/jazz/contemporary training and vast performance experience in multiple genres including rock, country, blues, and jazz/big band.
OCTOBER 2006 - CURRENT
Bassist for the Nashville-based STEPHEN COCHRAN PROJECT (Formerly Stephen Cochran & The New Country Outlaws).
*US tours covering 29 states and an international 17-day AFE (Armed Forces Entertainment) tour to Kuwait and Bahrain to perform for the US Military.
*Appearances in four of Stephen Cochran’s commercially released music videos: “Friday Night Fireside” (2007 GAC Top-50 Videos nominee), “Wal-Mart Flowers" (2009), “Hope“ (2010), and "Pieces" (2012).
*National/International and local live television appearances including "UParty 2008 New Year's Eve" Live From Times Square on FOX News Channel
OCTOBER 2004 - PRESENT
Freelance bassist for “hired gun” gigs around the Nashville club scene and nationally. Have worked with artists such as Larry Bagby (known to movie fans for his role as Johnny Cash's bass player in Walk The Line), Courtney Dickinson, Marion Grace, and Stephanie Layne, as well as a guest bassist appearance with Clint Black.
OCTOBER 1994 - OCTOBER 2004
Co-frontman/bassist for New Hampshire based indie-rock band, NOSTALGIC DISTORTION.
*Songwriting, lead vocals and bass playing featured on three independently released albums.
*Regional performances throughout parts of New England (MA, NH, VT, ME).
*Champions of the NH division of the 2003 Got Milk? National Battle of the Bands
*Live performance/featured artist at 1996 NHAB (New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters) Annual Conference
*Nashville Community Concert Band: 1st/2nd Alto/Tenor Sax, 2005, Nashville, TN
*Saint J. Jazz "Big Band (99 - 2004)": 2nd Alto/Tenor Sax, 1999-2004, St. Johnsbury, VT
*Berlin Jazz (Big Band): 1st/2nd Alto/Tenor & Bari Sax, Electric Bass, 1989-2004, Berlin, NH
"Road dog" touring bassist for original-music recording artists, "Hired gun" freelance bassist for artists doing showcase gigs mainly featuring their original music.