Performer

1996 - 1999 -
     Toured Nationally with Aerosmith Tribute "Toys in the Attic" playing Bass and then Guitar, performing in such venues as "Club La'Vela", and festivals such as "Woodyfest" in Elkhart Indiana, "Harborfest", Oswego NY.

1999-
     Toured and recorded with MCI Recording artist "Bobby Freeman in preparation for his Elvis Presley Memorabilia tour.  During this time also recorded Kerry Lee Lewis, wife of Jerry Lee Lewis and produced commercials for KIA Motors.  

1999 - Present
     "Square Pegs" -  Guitarist/ Bassist - Harmony and Lead Vocals - Guitarist, Vocalist, in "Square Pegs", regionally Touring Variety top 40 band - Opened for "Blessed Union of Souls", "Dokken", "Eddie Money", "Langhorn Slim and the Law", "The Roots", "Tiffany".
Various Shows Northeast United States, Club and Casino shows with capacities from 50 - 1000, Festivals up to 5000.  The group only performs around 10 shows per year since 2019.


2003-2005 - "The Bufftones"  - Various Shows - Self Released album" Cheap AF" - recieved standard airplay on KROCK 

2010 - "Aftershock" -
     All Male Accapella Rock - Tenor - Educational presentations - Elementary, Middle school and High School Auditoriums - Various Capacities.

2012 - Present -  
     "Radio Junkies" - Bass - Vocals - New York, Various Shows - Small to Medium Capacity


Teaching: 
Private Guitar Lessons:
Over 7,800 Guitar, Drum and Voice Lessons taught. Beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.  

  • 1999-2002: Music Lovers Shoppe - Dewitt, NY
  • 2008-2014: LA Hilton Music - Colonie, NY
  • 2014- 2016: Parkway Music - Clifton Park, NY

 

Producer

2015 to present: Full Clip Music

Signed as a custom television cue producer, writing and producing around 80 to 100 television cues per year for all types of television shows.  To date I have over 1000 cue sheets for different television episodes registered with ASCAP.   The proprietors of Full Clip music also have produced albums for national artists for which I have contributed performances for, including groups such as, "Sick Puppies", "Escape The Fate", "Drew Jacobs", and "I Prevail".  Became a lead producer for Full Clip Music in 2017, and also mentor and represent other producers in the company.

2015: Cakewalk Beta Tester

Became a Beta Tester for new versions of Cakewalks flagship software: "Cakewalk Platinum", until their parent company, Gibson discontinued the product in 2017.  Cakewalk is now owned by "Bandlab", of which I am not affiliated.

2018 - designed and built composition/ mix room for my ongoing studio work.  Mass air Mass sound isolating design achieving 45 db of sound reduction from interior to exterior.  

 

Education:

Oswego High School - 1989 - 1993, Major: Music.

Onondaga Community College: 1993 - 1995, Major: Music.  Primary Instrument: Drumset

2014 - 2015: Tom Hess Music Career Mentoring Program graduate.  Private online classes designed to help participants grow and expand their effectiveness in obtaining their music career goals.



Articles Written:
Guitarworld.com
"Think and Play Better Using Your Non Dominant Hand More Often" - Jan, 18 2012
"How Various Styles of Music are Different Sides of the Same Object" - December 16, 2011
"How Yoga can Make You a Better Guitarist" - September 9, 2011
"Something Guitarists can Learn From Drummers: The Art of Recovery" - August 23, 2011

 

 

Interviews

Scuffham Amps