The Perfect 10 horn section is completely wireless! Our performance extends from the stage to the dance floor and all over the room.
Trumpet, Background Vocals, Co-Founder & Band Leader
First Concert: Wynton Marsalis with Clark Atlanta University's Jazz Orchestra at Davage Auditorium...I was probably in the 4th grade.
Best Thing About Perfect 10: I love that Perfect 10 is so diverse and hip! The band is an awesome mixture of backgrounds and personalities that blend beautifully onstage and off.
Hidden Talent: Cooking (I hide it well!)
Celebrity Memory: I was playing the ESPY awards with Outkast and Denzel Washington wanted to meet the band so he just walked into our dressing room and started up a conversation. Great guy!
Most Rewarding Musical Experience(s): While in college at CAU I got a chance to play with lots of jazz giants like Dizzy Gillespie, Hubert Laws, Pacquito D'Rivera, Jon Faddis, Quincy Jones and Lionel Hampton.
First Concert: My first concert was a gospel concert featuring Fred Hammond in Brooklyn, NY.
Best Thing About Perfect 10: It's a family like atmosphere when we are all together.
Celebrity Memory: Meeting jazz saxophonist, Kirk Whalum, and having a lesson with him before his performance at the UNCF banquet.
Most Rewarding Musical Experience: Endorsement as a Yanagisawa artist.
First Concert: My first concert took place in first grade. I played the hand bells in our schools Christmas concert. A memory I will never forget because of the insane amount of jitters I had which caused me to shake frantically and play the whole song.
Best Thing About Perfect 10: The great relationship between band members to me is the best thing about the Perfect 10 Band. The relationships we have developed make every show the highlight of my week.
Hidden Talent: My hidden talent is my great handy man skills. When I am not playing music I am normally working or repairing something.
Greatest Accomplishment: My greatest accomplishment occurred when I first swam 600 yards. That Day I realized that If you work hard and train you can do anything.
Most Rewarding Musical Experience: My most rewarding musical experience has to be the very first time I was paid to play my instrument. At that point I realized that I had a gift that others wanted to hear. I also realized that if I took my trombone seriously, I could make a life out of it.