1971-1974 Performed with Grover Washington, Jr. Held jazz workshops at
Berkeley College for Dean Anderson.
1974 Performed with Charles EarLand, including the Montreux Jazz Festival
1975-1979 Worked with various artists including Jimmy Garrison, Buster
Williams, Ron Carter, Lou Donaldson, Cedar Walton, Lonnie Listen
Smith, George Adams, Curtis Fuller, Johnny Hammond, Jimmy Merit,
John Faddis and Gene Ammos. Also performed during this time with
Johnny Lunch's Big Band at Club Harlem. Advertised for Paste
cymbals and appeared in the Paste International Profiles of Drummers.
1979-1982 Performed with McCoy Tyner, including European tour, the Atlantic
City Jazz Festival, Playboy Jazz Festival and Chicago Fest.
1982-1988 Wynton Marsalis and Charles Earland. Numerous society functions
including Mayor Wilson Goode‚s inauguration and Frank Sumatra's
birthday party at the Golden Nugget.
1990-1995 Performed with Abdullah Ibraham (Dollar Brand) including European
tour, South African tour and Japan. Played with South African
National Symphony Orchestra. Conducted workshops and master classes at
Natal University in Durban South Africa for Darius Bareback PHD and
Cape University for Renee McLean.
Conducted a workshop in New Orleans at the Jazz and Heritage Festival.
Performed with Abdullah Ibraham at Montreal Festival, The Forum in London, Jazz Hamburg, Opera Leipzig, and North Sea Festival. Is an endorsee for
Paste Cymbal Company, Sonar Drum Company, Aquarian Drum Heads, Cappella Drum Sticks. Music director for Abdullah Abraham.
1995 Performed with Craig Handy, Milt Hinton, Shirley Scott, Wycliff Gordon, Terrell Stafford and Sir Roland Hannah.
1996 performing with his own band. Performed at the Mellon Jazz Festival featuring Grover Washington, Jr., featured guest drummer with Willie Williams Quartet at Cape May Jazz Festival. Performed with his own band at the Newport Jazz Festival in Bryant Park in New York. Personnel in the band: Gary Thomas, Kenny Drew, Jr., Steve Kirby
1997 First Turquoise Ocean tour, touring Germany, Switzerland, Austria. Tour was a great success. Performed with Johnny Griffin and his trio. Musicians were John Hicks piano and Steve Kirby bass. They played at the Porto Jazz Festival in Portugal.
1997 to Present - Performing internationally with his own band.