• Adjunct Assistant Professor, School Of Music

Research Keywords

  • Jazz Music

Creative Research

  • Since 2014 I have fielded clients, booked/contracted all performances, hired all musicians and served as band leader for my Gypsy Jazz ensemble, the "Red Rock Hot Club", which is an ongoing effort. Other, completed 02/05/2018.
  • My group the "Red Rock Hot Club" had another busy year of performances for weddings, parties, corporate events, benefits and concerts including: Excellence in the Community Concert Series 2/16/17 and 10/19/17, the convocation for the University of Utah College of Social and Behavioral Science 4/27/17, Music and Mustangs benefit in Heber, UT 10/13/17, the Hoogle Zoo Rendezvous 9/7/17, the Utah Symphony Guild Gala 4/27/17, and several swing dances for the non profit "Salt Lake Swing" including lobbying at the State Capital during the 2017 legislative session. Performance, completed 02/05/2018.
  • Performing several sub gigs with "Hot House West",a gypsy Jazz group of University of Utah School of Music graduates whom I taught and mentored. Performance, completed 02/05/2018.
  • I perform regularly with my Gypsy Jazz ensemble the "Red Rock Hot Club". Performance, completed 12/2016.


  • Japanese, functional.


  • I have written several live concert reviews for Salt Lake Magazine's website, Incuding Boz Scaggs and Steel Pulse. Published, 08/2016.