Brief Resume

Education

MA San Diego State University 1997

BA San Diego State University 1994

 

Compositions / CD Releases

"Homechurch" 2019 , "The Weird and the Wonderful Suite" 2019,  "At The Edge Of The World" 2019,  "Double Reality" 2018,  "Spheres" 2018, "Thy Will Be Done" 2018,  "Harmonia" 2018,  "Atlantis" 2017,  "The New Buzz" 2017,  "Recollection" 2017,  "Whatever You Want" 2016, "Thought Criminal" 2016,  "Bunny Ears" 2016,  "Songs For A Summer Day" 2015,  "Gleaming" 2015,  "It Hurts" 2015,  "Supernova" 2014, "Four Corners" 2014,  "Labyrinth" 2014,  "Sculpture" 2013,  "Hearts of Light" 2013,  “Meditations” 2012,  "Free Quartet" 2012,  "Spring is Coming" 2011,  "Dearly Beloved" 2011,  "Contingencies" 2011,  "Ups and Downs" 2011,  "XOXO" 2010,  “Famous Cats in Literature” 2010,  "A La Carte" 2009,  “Babel” 2009,  “Metamorphosis” 2008,  "Prodigal" 2006,  "One For The Angels" 2006,  "Epistle" 2004,  "GB3 Live Originals" 2001,  "The Red Carpet" 1999,  "Dispensation" 1998,  "Exhibitionist" 1997

 

Theatrical Credits

Camelot - 2019 string bass,  She Loves Me - 2018 string bass,  Spamalot - 2018 string bass, five-string electric bass, A Little Night Music - 2018, 2013 string bass,  Animal Crackers - 2017 Acoustic Bass,  On the 20th Century - 2017 string bass,  October Sky - 2016 acoustic bass and five-string electric bass,  Gypsy - 2016 acoustic bass,  Hair - 2016 electric bass, Catch Me If You Can - 2014 acoustic and electric bass,  Spitfire Grill - 2014 acoustic bass,  Spring Awakening - 2014 acoustic and electric bass,  I Love a Piano - 2012 - 2011 string bass,  Sweeny Todd - 2012 string bass,  Little Women - 2012 2011 string bass,  Smokey Joes Cafe - 2011 electric bass,  Forever Plaid - 2011 string bass,  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - 2011 elcectric bass,  Jesus Christ Superstar - 2011, 1988 electric bass,  Songs for A New World - 2010 fretless electric bass,  Crazy For You - 2010 string bass,  Pippin - 2010 electric bass,  Ain’t Misbehavin - 2010 string bass,  Bye Bye Birdie 2009 string bass and electric bass,  No Way To Treat A Lady - 2006 electric bass,  Ragtime - 2004 string bass, King Of Hearts - 1989 string bass

 

Cruise Ship Experience

Holland America 2007 - Show Band - Hawaii 2007 - Atrium Band - Hawaii

Princess Cruises 2005 - Dino Fiumara Jazz Trio Coral Princess Caribean

2004 - Dino Fiumara Jazz Trio Island Princess Alaska

 

Recording Credits

2019 John Cain Jazz Trio - Live at Level 5,  2014 Grant Clarkson Quintet - Hearts of Light,  2012 Ivan Drever - Keep On Keeping On. 2011 Grant Clarkson and Friends - Dearly Beloved,  2010 Jimmy Patton - Sambarina,  2009 Marty Schwartz - Acoustic Covers, 2008 Joel Piller - Black Sheep Dreaming,  2007 Grant Clarkson - Ever So Much Fun (DVD),  2003 Celtic Fusion - Original Cast Album

 

Teaching

2007 - Present Licitysplit Studios

2011 - 2012 California Music Studios

2005 - 2006 Aram Studios

2004 - Moze Guitars

 

Notable Collaborations / References

Mike Wofford,  Holly Hoffman,  Lori Bell,  Joe Marillo,  Daniel Jackson,  Tommy Gannon,  Mark Augustin,  Hollis Gentry, Duncan Moore,  Shep Meyers,  Dr Terry ODonnell,  Ron Councel,  John Cain,  Steve Dillard,  Sky Ladd,  Elan McMahon,  Kamau Kenyatta, Marvin "Smitty" Smith,  Lorin Getline

 

Affiliations

Performing Rights Organization - ASCAP

Publisher - Grant Clarkson Music ASCAP

American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Local 325