Have played in various venues in the New Orleans area and across the Gulf Coast for over 40 years. Hold degrees from UNO (BA-ME, Clarinet), Loyola (MME, Classical saxophone), and Southeastern La Uni. (MM, Clarinet, flute, oboe). Leader of MUSIC BY CARNAVAL, an organization that can provide music for any occasion from a solo act to a 15-piece big band. Have provided woodwind quintets & sax quartets for weddings, big bands for Carnival balls and wedding receptions, and jazz trio/quartets for small parties, grand openings, etc.