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Welcome to my website! A bit about me: as a youngster I played electric bass in bands, later earning a doctorate in double bass performance and becoming a full time bassist with the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra. These days I teach bass at the University of Arkansas and my Home Studio in Rogers, Arkansas, nestled in the beautiful Ozark Mountains.

My wife Lourdes and I have composed numerous works for solo bass, bass and piano, and bass quartet, which are published by,, Latham Music Enterprises.

If you or a bass student you know has an interest in supplementing the music you practice for orchestra, check out our music and my YouTube Channel. If you are interested in studying privately with a bass teacher, please contact me about bass lessons.

Partial List of famous artists and soloists I've Accompanied while playing in Various Orchestras:

Isaac Stern
Itzhak Perlman
Rogerio Ricci
Joseph Silverstein
Pinchas Zukerman
Aaron Rosand
Stuart Canin
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Yo Yo Ma

Mstislav Rostropovich
Janos Starker
Gary Karr
Van Cliburn
André Watts
Leon Fleisher
Peter Nero
Beverly Sills
Luciano Pavarotti
Ella Fitzgerald
Benny Goodman

Doc Seversen
Natalie Cole
Roberta Flack
Celia Cruz
Peter Nero
Ray Charles
Victor Borge
Mel Torme
Louie Bellson
Pearl Bailey
Mikhail Baryshnikov