Guitarist, Health/Natural Living advocate, Substitute teacher in Asheville NC.
Available for tours/tour planning: Tour Managing, Guitar/Bass Tech, keyboards/MIDI/software/hardware.
Have toured in Asia, Australia, Europe, North America & South America since 1990. Currently providing booking & tour consulting for USA, Canada and Europe. Contacts also in South America, Japan, Australia, India.
Longtime Focus: Guitar, effects & MIDI gear, programming multi-FX units, looping devices, samplers and amp control systems.
Over 15 yrs on tour with vanguards of modern music, including:
Greg Lake: Bass/Guitar/Songwriting legend. Touring with Greg since 2010. Greg Lake is considered by many to be the defining voice and bass of progressive rock. He is a founding member of both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer. My duties have included Guitar/Bass tech & Stage production for Greg on the Emerson/Lake 2010 tour & the historic ELP Reunion @ 2010 High Voltage Festival. In 2012 we brought Greg’s “Songs Of A Lifetime” tour, his first fully solo outing, to the USA, Canada, Scotland, England & Italy. This tour is a special mix of music and storytelling about his & the audience’s musical journey. The show continues to tour in 2013, with a cruise, Japanese, English & USA dates.
Al Di Meola: 2006-2007 Tour. Legendary, game-changing guitarist, well known for his revolutionary technique, pioneering use of guitar-synths and digital/computer technology, and for his fusing of Afro-Cuban, rock, Latin and jazz textures. For Al I was Guitar Tech, VG-88 programming, production management, Tour Management. Tours of USA, Canada, Europe, Israel, Chile.
Adrian Belew: 2007-2011, another genre-smashing guitarist who changed the instrument, very well known for his pioneering use of effects, guitar-synths, looping. Adrian is alone in his ability to blend melodic, accessible pop-rock with far-out experimental sounds and new techniques. Guitar teched, programmed & Tour Managed for Adrian. Toured for four years throughout USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, Turkey, Russia, Australia and more.
Eddie Jobson: 2008- Current. Synth and Violin legend. With Eddie: Keys/Violin Tech, Stage Crew, Mainstage (virtual-synth rig and violin effects). I was honored to be Production Manager on Eddie’s first show back from “25 years of live retirement”, at Town Hall NYC, January 2009. With Eddie/UK/UKZ I have toured USA, Poland, Russia, Japan (one month after the 2011 tsunami!!)
Andre´Cholmondeley !! : In my own touring history as a performer I have toured internationally with synth-pioneer Don Preston, one of the first people to use a Mini-Moog. With Don and Cheri Jiosne (synth/percussion/loops) I did guitar-synth, looping, sampling etc. Tours with Project/Object, Delicious. Regional shows with Grounded, Hidden Agenda, Blues Agenda and more.
Available to set up & Advance your tour
Will Plan & book local and international land/air transport.
US and international gear cartage and carnet.
Hire crew & drivers
Tour Management, Rehearsal logistics.
Settlement, Salaries, Banking and Tour Accounting
Project/Object – The Music Of Frank Zappa feat. Zappa Alumni
1995-today Frank Zappa Tribute band, USA, Canada, EU – Guitar, Vocals, Tour Manager
The Grandmothers: Preston, Gardner, Estrada, Mundi, Rosser
2001 Oct-Nov USA. Ex-Frank Zappa band, USA, Booking & Tour Manager
Warren Haynes Xmas Jam
2007-current Local “Jam By Day” Production
Derek Trucks, Derek Trucks Band
2008 Sept. USA, Canada – Tour Manager
Keith Emerson/Greg Lake
2010 of ELP – USA, Canada – Guitar/Bass Tech, Stage Crew
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
2010 Reunion, London UK – Guitar/Bass Tech for Greg Lake, Stage Crew
John Wetton, UK Reunion
2011 with Eddie Jobson & John Wetton. Japan, USA – Guitar/Bass Tech for John Wetton, Stage Crew
2011 July/Aug Yes/Styx USA Tour, – Guitar Tech for Steve, Stage Crew
Greg Lake (Solo Tours)
2012-present USA, Canada, Scotland, England, Italy – Guitar/Bass Tech for Greg, Stage Crew