Professional Guitarist, Vocalist, Entertainer

INSTRUMENTS:

Acoustic/Electric Basses,  Acoustic/Electric Guitars, Voice: Tenor, Drums & Percussion, Clarinet, Coronet, Basic Piano          

MUSICAL DIRECTOR, BAND LEADER, BAND PERFORMER:
Opening Act Stage Shows: Sons of Chaplin Allman Brothers Eric Clapton Big Brothers & the Holding Company (featuring Janis Joplin) Cold Blood
Opening Act “Las Vegas” Stage Shows: Johnny Mathis, Linda Ronstadt. Anthony Newley
Performance Highlights: Sahara MGM Grand Caesars Palace, Frontier, Tropicana, Desert Inn
Las Vegas Hilton. Landmark, Beverly Hotel (Beverly Hills, CA.)
Opening Act Stage Shows: Sly & the Family Stone, Tower Power, Robin Trower,  Bootsy
Performing Arts Center (Seattle) Filthy McNasty's (LA) Whiskey A GoGo (LA) Roxy (LA) Funky Quarters (San Diego) Upstairs/Downstairs (Portland) Oil Can Harry’s (Vancouver) Point After (Edmonton, Alberta)
Performance Highlights: Balboa Starlight Stage Pacific Beach Jazz Festival
UCSD Jazz Festival La Jolla Jazz Festival
Special Recognition: “Downbeat Magazine”(75)Up & Coming New Artist in Jazz Fusion
Record Release: KSDS San Diego City College “MAYA” 45RPM (76)
Opening Act Stage Shows: Buck Owens Forester Sisters Johnny Lee, Patty Lovelace, Joe Diffy, Chris LeDux

Performance on Stage With:
Joe Maphis (83) Steven Bishop (79) Billy Storm (73) Stevie Woods (85)
Clarence Bell (74) Gary & Brian Puckett (79)


Coordinator,  Music Director, Band Leader, Lounge Performer
Sunset (74-00) pop, std, country, dance; Oceanside Street Fairs (90-92) jazz;  Carl Ross & Southern Lights (91) c&w;  For the Love of Elvis (80;)   Aero (74) jazz;
Jazz Jam In The Mountains (87-91)   The Whatever Band (85-90) everything; 88.3 KSDS Jazz Live – Sunset Night and Day (88-90) dance duo; Featuring: James Zollar (85) jazz; Corporate Jazz (91) jazz


Dinner Theater, Music Director, Musician
Pine Hills Players, Julian, California (83-95)

“The Tavern”, “The Butler Did It”, “A Christmas Carol” “Play it Again Sam”, “The Odd Couple”, “Last of the Red Hot Lovers”

Original Music:
5 More Minutes-c&w Say You’ll Be There-pop Love Boat-reggae Linda Sue-bal; Andrea-pop The Summer Wind-mor Singing Late Night Songs-pop; Pet Motel-soul A Lovers Dream-bal;
Bermuda Bike Ride; Samba Morning With You; Wishing You Were Here; Sea of Glass, Hey Baby ;Pirates Cove


Recording Credits:
· RIAA Engineer Certificate (85)
· Sunset Sound Recording Studio – Hollywood/Los Angeles, CA Natural Sound – Santee/San Diego, CA
· Electra Dog Studios – San Diego, CA CR Productions – Julian, CA
· DML Recording Studios – Escondido, CA,  Ken Graydon (Album) Gary McMahan (Album)
· Natural Sound Recording Studios – Santee, CA; Buzz Hatton (Album) David Weisberg (Album) Ernie Goldstein (Album)
· Golden Tracts Recording Studios; Commercial Jingles: - San Diego, CA, Home Federal Second Sole Shoes Mervyn’s, etc.


Video Credits:
· “For the Love of Elvis” – Civic Auditorium Oxnard, Ventura (78)
· “A Night with Night & Day” – La Casa del Zorro, Borrego Springs (89)
· “Beach Ball” – Balboa Theatre, San Diego (91)
· “Sun-Up” Channel 8 – Rick Backus & Harmony (85) / Sunset (83)
· “The Carl Ross Show” – Del Mar Cable (96)


Cruising Credits:
Starlite Cruises: Pacific Star-(one day cruises to Ensenada from San Diego)
Costa Cruise Lines: Costa Rivera –Alaska (Inside passage to Skagway from Vancouver, Sitka,
Princess Cruise Lines: Ketchikan, Juneau, Victoria BC, Seattle WA)
Fair Princess - South Pacific (Kauai, Hilo, Kona, Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea, Christmas Island, Oahu, Lanai, Maui)
Fair Princess - Mexican Riviera (San Pedro, Ensenada, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Txtapa, Mazatlan, Acapulco)

Crown Princess - West and East Caribbean (Fort Lauderdale, Bermuda,
Montego Bay, Cayman Islands, Ocho Rios, Cancun,
Nassau, St Martin, St Thomas, Cozumel, Puerto Rico)

Crown Princess - Transposition Central America-Panama Canal (Belize City
San Jose, Cartagena, Caracas, San Blas Island,
Puerto Caldera, Gatun Lake, Panama Canal)

Star Princess - Transposition Pacific Ocean - (San Pedro, San Diego, Mexican Rivera, Panama Canal, Aruba, St.Thomas,
St. Martin, Princess Island, Jamaica, Bermuda, Fort Lauderdale)

Starlite Cruises: Pacific Star - (again) and America’s Cup special photographers envoy tour
Princess Cruise Lines: Crown Princess-Alaska (Inside Passage) etc,…………..
Norwegian Cruise Lines:

Norwegian Crown-Western Mediterranean (Gibraltar, Barcelona, Mallorca, Nice, Villefranche, Cannes, Monte Carlo, Monaco, Genoa, Portofino, Florence, Pisa, Livorno, Civitavecchia, Capri, Naples, Rome, Messina, Malta, Valetta, Gaeta, Venice, Lisbon, Ajaccio, Palermo)
Norwegian Dynasty - Alaska Inside Passage ( Vancouver, Ketchikan, Haines, Glacier Bay, Endicott, Tracy Arm, Wrangell, Juneau, Misty Fjords, Seward, Skagway, Hubbard Glacier, Astoria, San Francisco, San Pedro)
Azamara Cruises; Journey and Infinity
Celebrity Cruises, Century and Celebrity

Performance Venues:
Performed for Barbara Sinatra’s Abused Children Foundation
Republican Women’s Association fashion shows
“Miss/Mrs. Pageant Shows”  San Diego and LA area
Rose Garden Fund Raising Parties in the Vintage, Indian Wells and Palm Desert, California
Post Academy Award Parties,
Vice Presidential cocktail party
Balboa Starlight Stage
Pacific Beach Jazz Festival
UCSD Jazz Festival La Jolla Jazz Festival
Special Recognition: “Downbeat Magazine”(75)Up & Coming New Artist in Jazz Fusion
Eldorado Polo Club, La Quinta, California
Renaissance Resort Hotel, Indian Wells, California
Hyatt Palm Desert, California
Spa Resort Casino, Palm Springs, California
Rams Hill, Borrego Springs, California
La Casa Del Zorro, Borrego Springs, California
Fountain of Youth Spa, California

Shadow Ridge Marriott, Palm Desert, California