A.R.T.: Debut. Performances with Thad Wilson Jazz Orchestra; Roy Gaines; Roy Hargrove, RH Factor, and the Roy Hargrove Big Band. Album (Bandleader): Overt Negritude. Training: Hamiet Bluiett, Ronnie Cuber, Gary Smulyan (baritone saxophone); Bruce Williams, Mark Gross, Steve Wilson, Vincent Herring (alto saxophone); Greg Tardy, Wayne Escoffery, Paul Carr, Lorenz Wheatley (tenor saxophone). Teaching: Conducts numerous demonstrations, clinics, and workshops internationally.