These are the groups I have been a member of performing as a pianist:
2018 - 2020 Mezcal Martini Santa Barbara, CA Afro-Cuban and R&B - salsa, cumbia, cha-cha-cha, latin jazz, son montuno, latin rock, pop, etc. 1996 - 2012 Somos Son Santa Barbara, CA Afro-Cuban & Latin American styles - salsa, son, merengue, cumbia, cha-cha-cha, bolero, latin jazz, son montuno, etc. 1993 - 1994 Orquesta Caribe Santa Barbara, CA Afro-Cuban & Latin American styles 1992 - 1994 Crawdads Santa Barbara, CA Blues and R&B 1992 - 1993 Blue Moon Santa Barbara, CA Rock & Soul 1991 - 1994 S. B. Jazz Santa Barbara, CA Jazz & Swing 1990 - 1992 Jazz Mind Santa Barbara, CA Straight Ahead Jazz 1989 - 1990 Mixed Company Santa Barbara, CA Funk and R&B 1980 - 1981 Scott/Wolfe Band Santa Barbara, CA Jazz/Rock Fusion & Funk
Milestones & Thrills
August 2018 & 2019 Santa Barbara, CA Played prime-time on the DLG Plaza main stage with Mezcal Martini for the Santa Barbara Fiesta August 2007-2012 Santa Barbara, CA Ruled Friday & Saturday nights at the Fiesta Casa Cantina bar & dance area with Somos Son December 2009 Santa Barbara, CA Somos Son at the Santa Barbara Biltmore Hotel Coral Casino December 12, 2009 for a party where Spanish royalty were in attendance 2009 Santa Barbara, CA Somos Son shared the Granada Theater stage with other artists including Jackson Browne for a Tea Fire benefit concert December 2008 Santa Barbara, CA SOhO restaurant sponsored benefit concert for me after home loss in Tea Fire 2004 Santa Barbara, CA Somos Son hired to play in a TV commercial staged at the historic LA Biltmore Hotel 2000s Santa Barbara, CA Played several events at the SB International Film Festival with Somos Son New Year's Eve 1999 Los Angeles, CA Played with Charanga Cubana at the Mayan Theater downtown LA for the new Millenium NY's Eve September 1999 Santa Barbara, CA Somos Son follows Tito Puente in the Santa Barbara Jazz Festival 1996 Santa Barbara, CA Played a duo gig with Suzie Hansen violin & vocals at the Santa Barbara Biltmore Hotel - just the two of us! February 1995 Havana, Cuba My composition "Afrodite" performed for the first time at Escuela Nacional del Artes February 1995 Havana, Cuba Duet in Master Class at the side of Chucho Valdes (of Irakere) February 1994 Havana, Cuba First taste of Havana Club Rum at the Jose Marti airport...