As part of the Alumni with both the Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music and Berklee College of Music, I have been fortunate enough to have studied with some of the finest musicians.

My Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music Alumnus EPK page on MI::CONNECTS.

My Berklee College of Music Alumnus page on the Berklee Music Network.

Short list of favorite study materials
Harmony by Walter Piston
Chord Studies for Trombone by Phil Wilson & Joseph Viola
Jazz Arranging and Composing by Bill Dobbins
Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns by Slonimsky
Lydian Chromatic Concept by George Russell
The Real Book (series) published by Hal Leonard
Jazz Composition by Ted Pease
60 Melodic Etudes by John Patitucci
Two and Three Part Inventions by Bach
Techniques of Improvisation (Part 4) – Cycles by David Baker
The New Breed by Gary Chester