music direction, producing

*Producer, music director, and pianist for a studio session with vocalist Buford Powers, including Marcus Shelby on bass, Donald Duck Bailey on drums, and Calvin Keys on guitar. Recorded at Bellboy Recording Studio, 2003.

*Assistant music director, and pianist for studio work with vocalist Lua Hadar, including John Wiitala on bass, and Dave Rokeach on drums. Recorded at Banquet Studios, 2005.

*Music director for Lua Hadar's show "It's About Time Already", touring the Bay Area 2005-6.

*Music director for Lua Hadar's show "It's About Time Already", with Jack Le Compte (drums), and Tim Emmons (bass), performed at Tom Rolla's Gardenia, Hollywood, California, September, 2006.

*Piano accompanist and music director for "Nightmare on 42nd Street," produced, directed, and written by Gualtiero Negrini, presented at the Great American Music Hall, February 2006.

*Producer, music director, and pianist for a studio session with vocalist Judith Gold, including Bryan Bowman on drums and Aaron Germain on bass.  Recorded at San Pablo Recorders, 2007.

*Piano accompanist and music director for "A Fool For A King," produced, directed, and written by Gualtiero Negrini, presented at the Great American Music Hall and the Throckmorton Theater, February, 2007.

*Music director for Lua Hadar and TWIST, with Jack Le Compte (drums), Tim Emmons (Bass), Robert Kyle (saxes, flute, hand percussion), performed at the M Bar, Hollywood, California, October, 2007.

*Producer, music director, and pianist for studio sessions with vocalist Gina Harris, including Tim Bulkley on drums and John Schifflett on bass.  Recorded at Bay Records Recording, 2007.

*Music Director for "Voices Three", with vocalists Leslie Hassberg, Tsulin Tong, Lua Hadar, drummer Otto Huber and bassist Carol DeArment, preseented at the Home of Truth, Alameda, California, January, 2008.

*Piano accompanist and music director for "Luna Rubata," produced, directed, and written by Gualtiero Negrini, presented at the Regency and the Throckmorton Theater, January, 2008.

*Co-producer, music director, and pianist for studio sessions with vocalist Lua Hadar, including Jim Zimmerman (drums and percussion), Andrew Higgins (bass), Dave Miotke (accordion), Tony Malfatti (saxes), and Patrico Angulo (Latin percussion). Recorded at Laughing Tiger Studios, March, 2008.

*Music director and bandleader for Lua Hadar and TWIST, including Joe Passaro - percussion, Tom Hubbard - bass, Dave Pietro - saxes, Scott Latzky - drums, Lua Hadar - vocals. CD release premiered at The Iridium, NYC, May 10, 2008.

*Music director and bandleader for Lua Hadar and TWIST, with Jim Zimmerman (drums), Mike Carr (bass), Mark Hodgkins (saxes), Antonio Rodriguez (latin percussion) performed at the Thailand Cultural Arts Centre, Bangkok, Thailand, October 4th, 2008.

*Piano accompanist and music director for "Simon Sez," produced, directed, and written by Gualtiero Negrini, presented at the Great American Music Hall and the Throckmorton Theater, Larksupr, California, January, 2009.

*Producer and pianist for studio sessions with composer/clarinetist David Solbach, including Aaron Germain on bass and Aharon Bolsta on percussion. Recorded at Bellboy Recording Studio, Richmond, California, February, 2009.

*Music director and bandleader for Lua Hadar and TWIST, with Jim Zimmerman (drums), Daniel Fabricant (bass), Tony Malfatti (saxes), Dave Moitke (accordion), Patricio Angulo (latin percussion) performed at the Rrazz Room, San Francisco, California, September 13th, 2009.

*Music director, producer, and pianist for duo CD recording with Jonathan Francis, "Love These Songs," recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley California, December, 2010.

*Piano accompanist and music director for "Dr. Pheel," produced, directed, and written by Gualtiero Negrini, presented at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, January, 2010.

*Music director and bandleader for Lua Hadar and TWIST, with Vince Cherico (drums), Tom Hubbard (bass), Dave Riekenberg (saxes), Ron Oswanski (accordion), and special guest Emil Miland (cello) performed at the Cornelia Street Cafe, New York City, New York, April 24th, 2010.

*Music director for Paul Frantz and the premiere of his original compositions, San Francisco, California, March 19th, 2011.

*Music director and bandleader for Lua Hadar and TWIST, with Celso Alberti (drums), Dan Feiszli (bass), Larry De La Cruz (saxes), and Ian Dogole (percussion) performed at Yoshi's, Oakland, California, March 11th, 2012.

*Music director and bandleader for Lua Hadar and TWIST, with Vince Cherico (drums), Tom Hubbard (bass), Mark Vinci (reeds), performed at Somethin' Jazz Club, New York City, New York, April 14th, 2012.

*Music director and bandleader for Lua Hadar and TWIST, with Kent Bryson (drums), Dan Feiszli (bass), Larry De La Cruz (saxes), and Ian Dogole (percussion), with special guest Josh Reinier (vocals), performed at Musically Minded Academy, Rockridge, California, February 16th, 2013.

*Music director for Josh Reinier (vocals), with Celso Alberti (drums), Dan Feiszli (bass), and Ian Dogole (percussion), recording at Loudville, Sausalito, California, July, 2013.

*Music director and bandleader for Lua Hadar and TWIST, with Kelly Park (drums), Dan Feiszli (bass), and Dave Miotke (percussion), performed at Hotel Rex Society Cabaret, San Francisco, California, November 16th, 2013.

*Music director and bandleader for Ellen Johnson, with Peter Barshay (bass), and Bryan Bowman (drums), performed at the California Jazz Conservatory, Berkeley, California, October 10th, 2014.

*Music director and accompanist for Kiké Adedeji, performed at Hotel Rex Society Cabaret, San Francisco, California, October 11th, 2014.

*Music director and accompanist for Lua Hadar, performed at Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco, California, June 17th, 2016.

*Music director and accompanist for Lua Hadar, performed at Feinstein's at the Nikko, San Francisco, California, November 10th, 2016.


 



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