Areas of Instruction
Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Piano
Carl has been playing for 50 years with 40 years professional playing experience. He studied from fourth grade elementary through high school. After high school he joined the army and attended the Armed Forces School of Music in Norfolk, VA. He attended Texas Southern University performing in concert band and jazz ensemble. Carl has taught at North Harris County College and Shepard Middle and High Schools. He has taught private lessons for over 25 years. Groups he has played with include the Amry Band, Lanny Steele, The Temptations, Phil Gray, Buddy Brock, The Vibrations, Arnette Cobb, Rhythm Mission and other groups including church groups and pit orchestras. He has played in the 2007 Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland and the Assisi Italy Music Festival and is a member of the Houston Professional Musicians Union Local 65-699 A.F.M.
Carl teaches at Music & Arts currently on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.