Photos from the past




with the late Nelson Riddle 1983 in concert in San Diego - one of my arranging idols
with Major Holley in Cliffside Park NJ circa 1985 (Far and Away Jazz Club) - a great person and a fantastic bassist
with the Jimmy Mosher, Paul Fontaine big band in Boston at Lennies-on-the-Turnpike's Jazz Club 1970 (shortly before joining the Army).
with the Berklee Recording Band, 1970. The bass player is Harvie S (aka Harvie Swartz). The director is the late great Herb Pomeroy
Berklee Recording Band, 1970, Top Picture: Hal Crook - toured with Phil Woods and many others (trom w/sunglasses), Jaxon Stock (trom) - left of Hal, Bobby Summers - toured with Maynard Ferguson and many others (right rear-trpt), Larry Monroe (soprano), Eddie Fiorenza (tenor), Rick Wald (bari), Harry Drabkin (reeds)-hidden
Top Picture, with Harvie Swartz and Rick Wald. Bottom Picture: Don Wilkins, Former Berklee Film Score Department Chairman is seated with Herb Pomeroy (thanks Don, for the pictures).
with my talented wife Glenna Gibson, a great jazz singer, jazz guitarist, drummer, and lyricist. We have been working together since the late 1960s. This promo photo is circa 1985 when we were working clubs around NYC.


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