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Positions:

Full Professor and Coca-Cola Endowed Chair of Jazz Studies, University of New Orleans, 2004 – present

Associate Professor of Jazz Studies, University of New Orleans, 1998 – 2004

Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies, University of New Orleans, 1992 – 1997

Adjunct Professor of Jazz Studies, University of New Orleans, 1989 – 1992

Associate Professor of Jazz Studies at Loyola University, New Orleans, 1985 – 1992

Substitute teacher for the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, 1985

Private instructor in guitar at Campo Music and The World of Strings, 1978 – 1984

Guest Artist/Clinician at Virginia Commonwealth University, October 1987

Faculty member for Loyola jazz camps, 1986 – 1992

Clinics and Workshops:

Instructor for Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp, New Orleans, 07/06-24/09

Instructor for Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp, New Orleans, 07/14-08/01/08

Conducted Jazz Clinic at the University of Illinois, 10/23/08

Conducted Jazz Guitar Clinic and Workshop at LSU Lafayette, 11/09/07

Conducted Jazz Workshop for Tipitina’s Foundation, NO, 11/09/08

Conducted Jazz Clinic at University of Indiana, 10/24/07

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Evanston High School, Chicago, 10/22/07

Conducted Jazz Workshop for Tipitina’s Foundation, NO, 08/19/07

Conducted Jazz Workshop for Tipitina’s Foundation, NO, 03/06/07

Concert and Jazz Clinic at Indian River College, West Palm Beach, FL, 02/22/07

Concert and Lecture at Unitarian Church, Fort Pierce, FL, 02/23/07

Conducted Jazz Clinic at University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 11/05/06

Concert and Jazz Clinic at Belle Chase Academy, NO, 02/27/06

Conducted Jazz Clinic at the University of Illinois, 04/15/05

Conducted Jazz Clinic at the University of Mississippi, 04/11/05

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Evanston High School in Chicago, 10/04/04

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Musictech College, St. Paul, MN, 03/22/04

Conducted Jazz Clinic at the University of Chicago, 10/10/03

Conducted Jazz Clinic at the University of Indiana, 10/08/03

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Edgewood College in Madison, WI, 10/03/03

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Loyola University in New Orleans, 03/20/03

Lecture for Honor Students at the University of New Orleans, 11/26/02

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Louisiana State University, Lafayette, 11/14/02

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Louisiana State University, Natchitoches, 11/06/02

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Southeastern College, Orlando, 10/25/02

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, 09/15/02

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Evanston High School in Chicago, 09/13/02

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, 01/27/01

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Wallace Community College in Selma, 10/18/00

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Red Sea Jazz Festival in Israel, 08/29/00

Conducted Jazz Clinic at Indiana University, 03/23/00

Conducted Jazz Clinic at the University of North Texas, 10/16/99

Guest Artist/Teacher at the Conservatory of Rhythmic Music in Copenhagen,                             Denmark, 10/03 – 10/10/98

Served on graduate review committee Spring, 1999

Assistant professor of Jazz Studies, UNO 1992 – present

Taught and developed course syllabi for Advanced Jazz Harmony/Theory                             course (MUS 4109-10) 1992 – present

Served on graduate review committee Spring, 1998

Served on graduate review committee Fall, 1998

Served on graduate review committee Spring, 1997

Directed independent study in computer music notation (MUS 6001) Spring, 1997

Directed independent study in jazz harmony (MUS 6001) Spring 1997

Composed material for, and directed the UNO Jazz Guitar Ensemble (MUS 1902)                      1992 – present

Jazz guitar instructor for freshmen to graduate level students 1992 – present

Conducted Jazz Guitar Clinic for Louisiana Music New Orleans Pride music

Conference at Loyola University,  04/30/97

Participated in jazz workshop with jazz vocalist Carl Anderson at UNO,  01/24/97

Conducted jazz guitar clinic with guitarist Clint Strong at UNO,  01/21/97

Conducted jazz clinic at Loyola University,  03/25/96

Conducted jazz clinic at University of North Texas, 12/8/95

Coordinator of Jazz Studies, UNO, 1993 – 1995

Clinician for the National Jazz Workshop with Ellis Marsalis in Wash., D.C.,, July 1994

Conducted Jazz Clinic in New Orleans for International Vintage Guitars,  04/26/94

Adjunct faculty at UNO; taught jazz guitar and combo, 1989 – 1992

Associate professor of Jazz Studies at Loyola University, New Orleans; courses                             taught included beginning to advanced levels of jazz guitar,

improvisation and jazz combo, 1985 – 1992

Conducted jazz workshop for the St. Tammany Parish School Board with                                           Loyola Jazz Ensemble,  04/23 1992

Adjudicated state wide guitar competition,  06/26 1992

Conducted master class and clinic at the American Institute of Music in                                           Vienna, Austria, June 1992

Taught jazz guitar and directed combos for the UNO summer Jazz Camp, June 1990

Conducted jazz workshop at the Fundacao C. Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon,                                           Portugal, August 1990

Conducted jazz workshop at West Virginia State College, November 1988

Guest artist/clinician at Virginia Commonwealth University, October 1987

Substitute teacher for the New Orleans Center of Creative Arts, 1985

Faculty member for Loyola Jazz Camps, 1986 – 1992

Conducted workshops on Modern Recording Techniques at Composers’ Recording Studio 1984-1990

Private instruction in jazz guitar for the Young Audiences educational series; performing in numerous inner – city and rural public schools 1976 – 1986

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