Full Curriculum Vitae

Full Curriculum Vitae


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I. Basic Information
II. Higher Education
III. Work Experience
IV. Academic and Professional Honors and Prizes
V. Fellowships, Grants and Contracts
VI. Publications Authored
VII. Creative Work
….1. Sideman (Highlights / Freelance)
….2. Vocal Accompanist
….3. Bandleader
….4. Recordings/CDs
….5. Television/Radio Broadcasts
….6. Film Soundtracks
VIII. Invited Presentations
….1. Workshops/Master Classes in Jazz Performance
….2. Accompanist for Vocal Workshops

I. Basic Information

Ray Gallon
Lecturer of Jazz Studies
The City College of New York
Department of Music, S-76
(212) 650-7654

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II. Higher Education

  • M.A. Music Composition, CCNY, 1989
  • B.F.A. Music, Magna Cum Laude, CCNY, 1982
  • Private Study 1976-1987:
    • Piano: with John Lewis, Hank Jones, Jaki Byard, Jimmy Rowles, and Steve Kuhn
    • Composition: with Mario Davidovsky, David Del Tredici, and Ed Summerlin

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III. Work Experience

  • CCNY, Department of Music   2007-present   Lecturer of Jazz Studies
  • CCNY, Department of Music   1987-2007   Adjunct Lecturer
  • Vermont Jazz Center, Summer Workshops   2010-present   Instructor, Lecturer
  • New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music   1995-2010   Adjunct Instructor
  • Jazz In July, UMass Amherst   2008   Instructor
  • NJPAC, Wachovia Jazz for Teens Program   2003-present   Substitute Instructor
  • The Juilliard School, Jazz Studies Division   2001-02   Substitute Instructor
  • CUNY Center for Worker Education   1998-99   Adjunct Lecturer
  • NYU, Jazz Studies Department   1995-99   Substitute Instructor
  • New York School for Commercial Music   1996-98   Instructor
  • Private piano instruction   1985-present

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IV. Academic and Professional Honors and Prizes

  • The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, ed. Barry Kernfield (see Gary Kennedy: “Gallon, Ray,” Grove Music Online, ed. L. Macy (Accessed December 26 2013), http://www.grovemusic.com)
  • The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz, ed. Leonard Feather and Ira Gitler, Oxford University Press, 1999, pg. 241
  • First Place Prize, San Sebastian Jazz Festival Ensemble Competition (with CCNY Small Jazz Ensemble), 1987

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V. Fellowships, Grants and Contracts

  • Lower Manhattan Arts Council Performance Grant, 2000
  • Meet the Composer Grant, 1997
  • Graduate Fellowship, CCNY, 1985-1987
  • NEA Fellowship Grant, for private study with Hank Jones, 1982-3

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VI. Publications Authored

Original Music Compositions (published by No Lag Music, BMI)

  • Acting Up
  • Altered States
  • Back To The Wall
  • Bull’s-Eye View
  • Cause and Effect
  • Craw Daddy
  • Dim Wit
  • Dunes Day
  • Etudefee
  • Flo In The Dark
  • Hank’s A Lot
  • Harm’s Way
  • Ice Box
  • Incoming
  • Kitty Paws
  • K.O.-ED
  • Magic Pillows
  • Make Your Move
  • Missing Linc
  • Monkey Bars
  • No Rim Blues
  • On the Rocks
  • Open the Door Ian
  • Out of Whack
  • Pins and Needles
  • Plus One
  • Shuffle the Deck
  • Sippin’ In Fidels
  • Slippery Slope
  • So Soomi
  • Squeaky Clean
  • Teamwork
  • That’s The Question
  • Tipped Toe
  • Zombette

Film Scores/Soundtracks (published by No Lag Music, BMI)

  • A Place Out of TimeThe Bordentown School, documentary feature film, Hudson West Productions, 2009.

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VII. Creative Work

Jazz Pianist



  • Ron Carter   1986–2013
    • Quartet, Quintet, Nonet, and Big Band concert tours in USA and Canada
    • Major jazz festivals, including Montreal, San Francisco, and Detroit
    • Club engagements, including Village Vanguard, Blue Note, Fat Tuesdays, Iridium, Birdland, and Catalina (L.A.)
    • Performances with guest artists Hubert Laws and Houston Person
    • Duo engagements at Knickerbocker and Bradley’s, NYC
    • Rehearsal pianist/production assistant for recording sessions with Jackie McLean, Clark Terry, Abbey Lincoln, Benny Golson, Helen Merrill, Herb Ellis, Roland Hanna, Kenny Barron, Mulgrew Miller
    • Master classes at Blue Note, NYC and Thelonious Monk Jazz Institute, Boston
  • T.S. Monk   1997-2003
    • Sextet/Septet tours throughout USA, Canada, Europe, and Brazil, including many major international jazz festivals
    • Monk On Monk big band tours throughout USA and Europe featuring Bobby Watson and Howard Johnson
    • Gala concerts at The Kennedy Center and Avery Fischer Hall
    • International club engagements including Birdland, Jazz Bakery, Jazz Alley, Yoshi’s, Scullers, Catalina, Blues Alley, Dakota Bar & Grill, and New Morning
    • Tours with guest vocalists Nnenna Freelon, Jane Monheit, Roberta Gamberini, Patricia Barber, and Miles Griffith
    • Orchestra concerts with composer/conductor David Amram
  • Art Farmer   1995-1996
    • Quartet club engagements, including Jazz Showcase, Chicago and Trumpets, NJ with Kenny Davis, Carl Allen, Lonnie Plaxico, and Akira Tana
    • Concerts at Vienna Philharmonic Hall with Lionel Hampton
  • Lionel Hampton   1988-1990 (fulltime); 1993-2001 (sub and special events)
    • 7 European concert tours
    • Numerous tours throughout USA, Canada, and Caribbean
    • White House Gala performance for President Clinton
    • Presidential Inaugural Ball for President Bush (Sr.)
    • Major international jazz festivals, including JVC, North Sea, Playboy, Nice, Ravinia, and Montreal
    • Concerts with guest artists Illinois Jacquet, Nina Simone, Slim Galliard, Al Grey, and Melba Moore
  • Dizzy Gillespie/Lionel Hampton   1989-1990
    • Quintet concerts with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
    • Big Band concert tour in Florida
  • All Star Tributes to Lionel Hampton   1999-2000
    • Kennedy Center 90th Birthday Gala featuring small group and big band performances with Milt Jackson, Sweets Edison, Joe Williams, Little Jimmy Scott, Ernestine Anderson, Al Grey, and Terry Gibbs
    • USA concerts with Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, and Sweets Edison
  • Lionel Hampton Orchestra (Alumni Band) 2003-2009
    • New Years Eve Gala Performance at The Kennedy Center with Jon Hendricks
    • Concert performances with Chaka Khan, including NJPAC, Park City Utah Jazz Festival, and New Haven Summer Concert Series
    • Weeklong engagement at Marians Jazz Room, Bern, Switzerland with Peter Appleyard
    • Centennial Celebration Gala Concert, Ogden Museum, New Orleans with Jason Marsalis
  • John Patitucci   2007-2011
    • Duo Performance/Workshop, David Gage String Instrument Studio, NYC
    • Concert performance, Westchester, NY
    • Duo Recital, CCNY Concert Series
    • CCNY Faculty Jazz Ensemble concerts
  • Slide Hampton   2009
    • Tribute to J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding at Smalls, NYC
  • Les Paul   2004
    • Monday night engagements at Iridium
    • Performances with guest artist Stanley Jordan
  • Wycliffe Gordon   1999-2003
    • Tours throughout USA
    • Concerts at Lincoln Center, IAJE, Chicago’s Ravinia Festival, 92nd Street Y, Aspen Snowmass Essentially Ellington Festival, and NJ Jazz Society Festival
    • Performance at Tony Bennett’s 75th Birthday Gala Event, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
    • Quartet concert tour of Hawaii with Reginald Veal
    • Club engagements, including Shanghai Jazz, NJ
  • John Stubblefield   2000
    • Quintet gigs at Zinc Bar, NYC
  • Lew Tabackin   1996-1997
    • Quintet concert tour in Chile with Warren Vache
    • Quartet engagements at Birdland with Lewis Nash
    • Quartet engagements at Visiones with Billy Drummond
    • Quartet concert at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival with Peter Washington and Bill Goodwin
    • Quartet engagements at The Cornerstone
  • Winard Harper   1993-1995
    • Quintet engagements Blues Alley, Washington DC with Buster Williams
    • Concert tour of Oregon and Washington State with Craig Handy
    • Quartet engagement at Condon’s NY with Craig Handy
    • Quartet engagement in Philadelphia with Billy Mitchell
    • Quartet engagements with Charles Davis
  • Harper Brothers   1991-1993
    • Tours throughout USA and Canada
    • Concert tours throughout Europe
    • Tour of Japan including weeklong engagement at Keystone Corner, Tokyo
    • Major festivals including North Sea, Playboy, JVC, Ravinia, Molde, Stockholm, Concord, Saratoga Springs, and Melon Foundation
    • Club engagements throughout USA, including Village Vanguard, Catalina, Village Gate, Jazz Showcase, Regattabar, Blues Alley, Yoshi’s, Jazz Alley, and Dakota Bar & Grill
  • Mingus Dynasty Big Band   1992-1993
    • Performances at Time Café with Ronnie Cuber, Ralph Peterson
  • Javon Jackson   1992-1993
    • Quartet concert tour of Colorado and Oregon with Louis Hayes
    • JVC Saratoga Jazz Festival with Peter Washington, Billy Drummond
  • George Adams   1989-1992
    • Quartet gigs with various rhythm sections including Lewis Nash, Smitty Smith, Essiet Essiet, Santi Debriano, Sirone, and Cameron Brown
    • 5 Japan tours including Mt. Fuji Festival, Osaka Expo, Keystone Corner, and engagements at Blue Note clubs in Tokyo, Osaka, and Fukuoka
    • 4 European tours
    • Engagements at NYC clubs Sweet Basil and Birdland
  • Benny Golson   1992
    • Quartet concert in New Jersey with Peter Washington and Carl Allen

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  • Bobby Porcelli   1999-present
    • Concert performances in Santiago, Chile
    • Quartet engagements at Fat Cat, Silver Lining, Little Branch, and Garage, NYC
    • Quintet performances at Big Apple Jazz, Harlem, NYC
  • Eddie Allen   2007-2011
    • Big Band engagements at Zinc Bar, Sweet Rhythm, Baha’i Center, NYC with Cecil Bridgewater, Joe Ford, Clifton Anderson, Howard Johnson, and Carl Allen
    • Small group gigs at Zinc Bar, Harvard Club, Regency Hotel, NYC with Teodross Avery and Carl Allen
  • Howard Brofsky   2010-2012
    • Quintet concert at Vermont Jazz Center with Antonio Hart and Eliot Zigmund
    • Performances at VJC Summer Jazz Workshops
  • Chris Flory   1997-2012
    • Quartet engagements at Little Branch, Brasserie Ruhlmann, and Cornerstone
  • Tad Shull   1995-2012
    • Quartet engagements at Smalls, NYC
    • Quartet concerts in Connecticut
    • Engagements at Ortlieb’s, Philadelphia with Mickey Roker
    • Quartet engagements with Eddie Locke
  • Tal Ronen   2009-2012
    • Quartet gigs at Fat Cat featuring Harry Allen, Anat Cohen, Eliot Zigmund
  • Will Terrill   2010-2012
    • Trio and Quartet gigs at Little Branch, NYC
  • Christian Fabian   2010-2011
    • Quartet performances at St. Davids School, NYC with Bernard “Pretty” Purdie
  • Stjepko Gut   2009-2011
    • Duo and Trio gigs at Sofias and Oscar, NYC
  • Todd Herbert   2008-2010
    • Week-long engagement at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center
    • Quartet engagements at Fat Cat, NYC
  • Mike Karn   2009-2010
    • Quartet gigs at Smalls and Fat Cat
    • Quartet engagements throughout NYC area
  • Pete Yellin   2002-2003 and 2010
    • Quartet engagements at Cornerstone, NJ
    • Concert performance at VJC Summer Workshop
  • Kiyoshi Kitagawa   2009
    • Trio engagement at Smalls, NYC with Johnathan Blake
  • Westchester Jazz Orchestra   2008-2009 season
    • Hard Bop concert
  • Onyx Club Sextet: The Music of John Kirby   2000-2009
    • Concert at University of New Hampshire
    • Weekly engagements at Sardi’s, NYC
    • Weekly engagements at Fire Bird, NYC
  • Miles and Trane   2009
    • Off-Broadway theater production
  • Joe Magnarelli   1995-2007
    • Quintet and quartet engagements at Smalls with Kenny Washington
    • Quintet performances in Utica, NY with Eric Alexander
  • Ilya Lushtak   2002-2006
    • Quartet engagements at Smoke and Fat Cat with Jimmy Cobb
    • Quintet gigs at Smoke with Frank Wess and Jimmy Cobb
    • Quartet gigs with ‘Sugar Ray’ Appleton
  • Mike Smith Big Band   2005-2006
    • Engagements at The Supper Club, NYC
  • Ray Vega   2004-2005
    • Latin Jazz Quintet club engagements at Kavehaus and Swing 46
  • Tony Corbiscello Big Band   2003-2005
    • Engagements at The Rainbow Room and The Supper Club, NYC
  • Valery Ponomarev   1996-2003
    • Quintet gigs at Savoy, NYC
  • Ron Jackson   1999-2002
    • Trio engagements at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC
    • Duo engagements at Blue Water Grill
  • Ben Wolfe   2002
    • Duo engagement at Knickerbocker, NYC
  • John Benitez   2001
    • Trio gig at La Belle Epoque with Horatio ‘El Negro’ Hernandez
  • Virginia Mayhew   2000-2001
    • New Years Eve private party performance for Anne-Sofie Mutter & Andre Previn
  • Irvin Stokes   1998-1999
    • Quartet engagements at Sweet Basil, NYC with Jackie Williams
    • Quartet engagements at Cornerstone, NJ with Tony Reedus
  • Bateaux New York   1998-2002
    • Regular New York Harbor cruises
  • Mauricio Smith and his Latin Band   1997-2000
    • Engagements at The Rainbow Room, NYC
  • Rainbow Room Orchestra   1997-2000
    • Regular engagements at the Rainbow Room, NYC
  • Jazz Composer’s Forum   1995-1997
    • Performances at Smalls and The Squire with Neal Miner and Harry Allen
  • Benny Salzano   1995-1997
    • Quartet engagements at Birdland with Ron Carter, Dennis Mackrel, Lewis Nash
  • Randy Johnston   1997
    • Quartet engagement at Iridium, NYC with Nat Reeves
  • Anne Phillips/Bob Kindred   1996
    • Jazz Nativity with Doc Cheatham, NJ
  • Donald Harrison   1995
    • Weeklong engagement at Iridium, NYC with Mark Whitfield, Russell Malone
  • Dizzy Reece   1995
    • Quintet concerts in Connecticut with Charles Davis, Winard Harper
  • Jim Rotundi   1995
    • Quintet engagement at The Squire, NYC with Eric Alexander
  • Phillip Harper   1995
    • Trio gigs at Bradley’s, NYC
  • Ben Tucker   1994
    • Savannah Jazz Festival with Ben Riley, Sheila Jordan
  • Ed Summerlin   1994
    • Quartet concert in Woodstock with Ron Carter and Lewis Nash
  • Freddie Bryant   1993
    • Duo engagement at Knickerbocker, NYC
  • Manhattan Tap   1996-1997
    • Concert tours of France and Florida, USA featuring commissioned music composed and arranged by Ray Brown
  • Other Artists   1987-Present
    • Performances with Jimmy Heath, Ornette Coleman, Joe Chambers, Clark Terry, Billy Higgins, Bob Cranshaw, Roy Hargrove, Kenny Garrett, Kenny Washington, Junior Cook, Roy Haynes, Tommy Turrentine, Vernell Fournier, Russell Malone, Al Harewood, Joe Lovano, Tom Harrell, Don Braden, Steve Wilson, Ryan Kisor, Bobby Durham, Peter Bernstein, Rufus Reid, Marcus Printup, Christian McBride, Willie Jones III, Wynton Marsalis, Walter Perkins, Cecil Payne, Maria Schneider, Harry Connick Jr, Avishai Cohen, Niels-Henning Orsted Pederson, Grant Stewart, Earl May, Ralph LaLama, Jerry Weldon, Joe Cohn, Scott Robinson, Adam Cruz, Myron Walden, Bobby Broom, Adam Nussbaum, Dave Schnitter, Freddie Bryant, Dwayne Burno, Cameron Brown, Walter Blanding, Scott Wendholt, Brian Lynch, Charlie Persip, Clarence Penn, Jane Ira Bloom, Ronnie Ben-Hur, Willie Williams, Bill Stewart, Chuck Mangione, Gene Jackson, Cindy Blackman, Paul Bollenback, Harvie S, Joel Frahm, Cliff Barbaro, Red Mitchell, Sam Newsome, Dennis Irwin, Chris Potter, Steve Slagle, Nicki Parrott, Don Sickler, Bob Mintzer, James Genus, Richie Vitale, Seamus Blake, Steve Johns, Tyler Mitchell, Steve Turre, Jed Levy, Vincent Herring, Satoshi Inoue, Michael Carvin, Ron McLure, Ben Allison, Jack Walrath, Paul Meyers, Bob Mover, George Braith

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  • Sheila Jordan   1987-Present
    • Concert Proctors Theater, Schenectady, NY w/Cameron Brown, Billy Drummond
    • Performances in NYC, Washington D.C., Woodstock, and Vermont
    • Concert performance Savannah Jazz Festival
    • Club engagements in NYC and Washington D.C.
  • Jane Monheit   2012
    • Engagement at Blue Note, NYC
    • Gala concert for BAFFA, Gateway Playhouse, L.I.
  • Jon Hendricks   2005-2010
    • European concert tour including Paris and London
    • Concert and club performances throughout New England
    • Mid-West concert tour
    • Weeklong engagement at The Jazz Standard, NYC
    • Weekend engagement at Smoke, NYC
    • Big Band concerts with Lionel Hampton Alumni Orchestra
    • Kennedy Center Gala New Year’s Eve Command Performance
  • Kat Gang   2010-2011
    • Oak Room Supper Club, Algonquin Hotel, NY – month-long duo engagement
    • World Yacht Cruises, New York Harbor
  • Niki King   2010
    • NYC club performances including Metropolitan Room
  • Hillary Kole   2009
    • Engagement at Birdland, NYC
  • Grady Tate   2006
    • Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola – week-long engagement as part of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Latin In Manhattan Festival
  • Chaka Khan   2003-2005
    • Concerts with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra, including NJPAC, New Haven Summer Concert Series, and Park City Jazz Festival, Utah
  • Nnena Freelon   1999-2002
    • The Music of Brazil – Mid-West concert tour
    • European and US concert tours including many jazz festivals
    • Orchestral concerts in Pittsburgh with conductor David Amram
  • Gloria Lynne   1996-1999
    • Flushing Town Hall concert
    • Congressional Black Caucus Gala, Washington, D.C.
    • Newark Jazz Festival
    • East Coast club appearances
  • Kennedy Center Gala Tribute to Lionel Hampton   1999
    • Small group and big band performances with Joe Williams, Ernestine Anderson, and Little Jimmy Scott
  • Dakota Staton   1990-1991; 1994-1995
    • Club engagements in NYC and New Jersey
    • Extended engagement at Michael’s Pub
    • Performance in Boston Jazz Festival
  • Ernie Andrews   1991-1992
    • US concert tours with the Harper Brothers
  • Other Vocalists   1988-present
    • Nina Simone, Etta Jones, Jane Monheit, Melissa Walker, Roberta Gambarini, Claudia Acuna, Venessa Rubin, Jay Clayton, Miles Griffith, Patricia Barber, Kendra Shank, Yalla Ballin Marianne Solivan, Nora McCarthy, Vicky Garner, Marilyn, Frank Senor, Leslie Harrison, Jimmy Lategano

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  • Ray Gallon Trio, Duo, Solo, and Quartet   1986-2013
    • Concerts/club appearances in Japan, Israel, Spain, and Chile
    • Trio engagements at Fat Cat with Albert “Tootie” Heath and Billy Hart
    • Duo engagements at Knickerbocker, NYC with Ron Carter, Buster Williams, Peter Washington, and Paul West
    • Duo engagements at Bradley’s, NYC with Ron Carter
    • Duo engagement at Birdland with Buster Williams
    • Quartet engagement at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, JALC w/Bobby Porcelli
    • Trio and solo engagements at Smalls, NYC
    • Quartet engagements at Cornerstone with Lew Tabackin, Ryan Kisor, Joe Magnarelli, Irvin Stokes, Tony Reedus
    • Duo engagements at Sofias with Dave Young, Avishai Cohen, Dennis Irwin, Dwayne Burno, Tony Scherr, Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Omer Avital, John Benitez
    • Trio engagements at Little Branch, NYC
    • Trio engagements at Silver Lining, NYC with Jimmy Wormworth
    • Trio, duo, and solo engagements at Sofias, NYC
    • Trio and duo engagements at Arturo’s, NYC
    • Trio gigs at Cleopatra’s Needle with bassists Kiyoshi Kitagawa and Eric Revis
    • Duo engagements at Greene Street, NYC with Bob Hurst
    • Regular trio and duo engagements at Blue Fin, NYC with Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Willie Jones III, David Wong, Quincy Davis
    • Regular trio engagements at Blue Water Grill with Kiyoshi Kitagawa
    • Trio performances at Jazz Composer’s Forum, NYC
    • Solo engagements at The Harvard Club, NYC
    • Solo piano concert at University of Scranton
    • Engagements at NYC-area clubs including Smoke, The Harvard Club, Iridium, Village Gate, Cornerstone, The Garage, Redeye Grill, and Visiones
    • Sidemen include Ron Carter, Buster Williams, Vernell Fournier, Joe Chambers, Lewis Nash, Billy Hart, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Leroy Williams, Al Harewood, Joe Magnarelli, Eliot Zigmund, Willie Jones III, Ugonna Okegwo, Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Joe Farnsworth, Kenny Wolleson, Dwayne Burno, Paul West, Jeff Ballard, Marvin ‘Smitty’ Smith, Tony Reedus, Avishai Cohen, Dennis Irwin, Tony Scherr, James Genus, Bob Hurst, David Wong, Pete VanNostrand, John Benitez, Dave Young, Joel Frahm, Ben Wolfe, Tom Melito, Eric Revis, Rodney Green, Gerald Cannon, Omer Avital, Dezron Douglass, JJ Wiggins, Neal Miner, Pat O’Leary

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  • Antoine Cara Trio, with David Wong, 2012
  • Stephanie Jones Quartet, 2012
  • Wild is the Wind, Niki King, 2010, including music video performance
  • Tribute To Haruki Murakami, Ron Carter Quartet, Toshiba/EMI, 2008
  • Jazz Masters Series Vol. 3: On The Modes, Ray Gallon/Pat O’Leary/Tom Melito Trio, Windplayer, 2007, play-along recording featuring 5 original compositions
  • Jazz Masters Series Vol. 2: Blues, Ray Gallon/Pat O’Leary/Tom Melito Trio, Windplayer, 2006, play-along recording featuring 5 original compositions
  • Jazz Masters Series Vol. 1: Standards: NY Session, Ray Gallon/Pat O’Leary/Tom Melito Trio, Windplayer, 2005, play-along recording featuring 5 original compositions
  • Metamorphosis, Shiro Sadamura & Uplinkers, Vibral/MCN, 2005
  • Debbie Kennedy Quartet, with Ron Carter, Lewis Nash, 2005
  • Blue Skies, Ray Gallon Trio featuring Ron Carter and Lewis Nash, No-Lag, 2004, including two original compositions
  • Higher Ground, T.S. Monk, Hyena, 2003, featuring 2 original compositions
  • Michael Hashim Quartet, Michael Hashim, 2002
  • Crosstalk, T.S. Monk, N-Coded, 1999, featuring 1 original composition
  • Around The Block, Dan Block Quartet featuring Leroy Williams, Amosaya, 1999
  • Loose Change, Ron Carter featuring vocalist Grady Tate, Demo, 1997
  • You Can Hide Inside The Music, The Harper Brothers, Verve, 1992, featuring 1 original composition and guest appearances by Sweets Edison, Ernie Andrews, and Jimmy Heath
  • Old Feeling, George Adams, Blue Note, 1992, featuring 1 original composition
  • Cookin’ In The Kitchen, Glad Hamp, 1990, GRAMMY nominated as Jazz Album of the Year

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  • PBS-TV, A Place Out of Time, documentary feature film by Hudson West Productions, featuring original music soundtrack, national broadcasts 2010
  • WKCR-FM, trio performance and interview, 2005
  • TV-1, Israel, trio performance and interview, 2005
  • TVE-1, Spain, trio performance and interview, 1999
  • BET ON JAZZ, hour-long concert with T.S. Monk, 2002 (still showing in rotation)
  • TODAY SHOW, NBC-TV with T.S. Monk, 2001
  • NPR JAZZ SET, broadcasts with Ron Carter from Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, 1999 and Montreal Jazz Festival, 1993
  • C-SPAN, White House Gala performance with Lionel Hampton and President Clinton, 1999
  • ORF-1, Austria, Lionel Hampton/Art Farmer concert at Musikverein, Vienna, 1996
  • TONIGHT SHOW with JOHNNY CARSON, 1991 and JAY LENO, 1992 with The Harper Brothers
  • BET ON JAZZ, Lionel Hampton at Montreal Jazz Festival (still showing in rotation)
  • NHK-TV, Japan, Mt. Fuji Festival, with George Adams, 1990
  • WNYC-FM, live broadcasts with Sheila Jordan, 2001 and Dakota Staton, 1995



  • A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School, documentary feature film, pianist/co-composer, 2009
  • Miss Haru, documentary feature film (Japan), pianist, 2004

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VIII. Invited Presentations


  • Vermont Jazz Center, Summer Workshops   2010-2012
  • Jazz In July, UMass Amherst, Summer Jazz Camp   2008
  • St. Peters Prep, annual summer jazz master class series, Jersey City   2004-2009
  • Matan Jazz Camp, Givat Haviva, Israel   2005
  • University of Scranton   2001, 2003
  • Club de Jazz, Santiago, Chile   2000
  • with Sheila Jordan
    • Blue Note Master Class, NYC   2012
    • Students from Shobi University, Japan, annual workshops at CCNY 2004-2012
    • New School Vocal Master Classes, NYC   1996
  • with John Patitucci
    • David Gage String Instruments, NYC   2011
  • with Jon Hendricks
    • Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, NM   2009
    • U-Mass at Amherst   2009
  • with Ron Carter
    • Blue Note Master Class, NYC   2003
    • Thelonious Monk Jazz Institute, Boston with Lewis Nash   1999
  • with Mark Murphy
    • CCNY Master Class   2003
  • with Wycliffe Gordon
    • Hawaii, Jazz Master Class Series   2002
    • Essentially Ellington Band Director Academy (in association with Jazz At Lincoln Center), Snowmass Aspen, Co.   2001
    • University of Scranton, PA   2000
  • with Melissa Walker
    • Jazz House Kids, New Jersey Public School Series   2003-2004
  • with T.S. Monk
    • NJPAC, Newark   2000-2002
    • Kennedy Center, DC   2000-2002
    • Quad Cities residency, Iowa/Illinois   Summer 2000
  • with Lew Tabackin
    • Club de Jazz, Santiago, Chile   1996

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  • Sheila Jordan
    • Vermont Jazz Center Jazz Camp 2010-2012
    • Jazz In July, UMass Amherst   2008
    • CCNY Jazz Vocal Workshop 1982-2006
    • Private workshops, NYC, Woodstock, and New England   1987-present
  • Jay Clayton
    • Vermont Jazz Center Jazz Camp 2010-2011
    • Private workshops 1984-2005
  • Anne Phillips
    • Public Schools, Bronx, NY   2010-2011
    • Howard University, D.C.   2004
    • NYU   1995-1997
  • Marion Cowings
    • CCNY Jazz Vocal Workshop class   1997, 2004-2005
    • Private workshops, NYC 1997-2002

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