Local Performances : 2019

Sunday April 28: trio with bassist Corbin Jones and drummer Aaron Serfaty at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden. 2-3PM.

Thursday, May 30: trio date with Trevor Ware (b) and Aaron Serfaty. At the Tap Room at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena. 8-11PM.

Sunday, June 9: trio with Trevor and Aaron at The York in Highland Park. 8-10PM.

Fri.-Sat. June 28-29 with the incomparable BENNIE MAUPIN at the World Stage (Leimert Park). Details to follow.

Serving as player and music contractor for Smith Brothers restaurants since 1989. Details below.

Pasadena performance schedule (subject to change- please call to confirm)

Parkway Grill (https://www.theparkwaygrill.com/)

Solo piano Tues.-Thu. and Sat. nights, and a piano/bass duo every Friday. The Friday duo is my musical home away from home, where I get to run tunes in all styles with a rotation of top-drawer L.A. bassists. Details below. The food, service, and bar staff are fantastic!

510 So. Arroyo Pkwy. Pasadena, CA 91105


The Arroyo Chop House (https://www.arroyochophouse.com/)

Solo piano 7 nights/week during the dinner hours. Great players always... among the regulars: Jon Mayer, Ed Czach, Tony Campodonico, Todd Hunter and Vern Waldron. I play there a few times each month - contact me for specifics!

536 So. Arroyo Pkwy. Pasadena, CA 91105



A series of trio dates this spring, and another week of RENT at the Pantages in July!


Friday Night Jazz at Parkway Grill draws a steady crowd to a comfortable, good-sounding room. The piano/bass duo plays a mix of mainstream and post-bop jazz, standards and blues. Kim Vinson, a fan, wrote this nice review of a show with Nedra Wheeler for the All About Jazz Web site.

Bassists who've played at PG include Bruce Atkinson, John Belzaguy, Chuck Berghofer, Adam Cohen, John Crooks, Jeff D'Angelo, Jack Daro, Tony Dumas, Tim Emmons, Ari Giancaterino, Alphonso Johnson, Alex King, Kristin Korb, Jennifer Leitham, Edwin Livingston, Mike Lizarraga, Sherry Luchette, Benjamin May, Darek Oles, Kevin O'Neal, Jonathan Richards, Ryan Roberts, Putter Smith, Jeff Steele, Larry Steen, Trevor Ware,Tom Warrington, and Nedra Wheeler.