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Performances at Internationally Known Clubs, Halls and Theaters

  • Tokyo, Japan: Blues Alley, Pit Inn Shinjuku, Symphony Hall
  • London, England: Ronnie Scott’s Club, 100 Club London, Logan Hall
  • Paris, France: New Morning, La Villa, Alligator’s, Lionel Hampton Jazz Room (Meridian Hotel), Sunset
  • Geneva, Switzerland: New Morning
  • Amsterdam, Holland: Bimhuis, Tucinsky Theater
  • St. Croix, V.I.: Rumors
  • Frankfurt, Germany: Jazzkeller, Sinkkasten, Steinern Haus, Amerika-Haus
  • Cologne, Germany: Stadtgarten, Subway
  • Munich, Germany: Domicile, Unterfahrt, Allotria, Bayerischer Hof
  • Barcelona, Spain: La Boite, Jamboree
  • Toronto, Canada: The Top of the Senator
  • Berlin, Germany: Franz Club, “A” Trane
  • Zürich, Switzerland: Moods, Widder Bar
  • Basel, Switzerland: Q4, Bird’s Eye
  • Bern, Switzerland: Marian’s

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PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENTS WITH

Cab Calloway, The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Eddie Jefferson, Dusko Goykovich, Albert Mangelsdorff, Charles McPherson, Barry Harris, Etta Jones, Harry „Sweets" Edison, Billy Taylor, Percy Heath, Jimmy Heath, Sam Jones, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Matthews, Ray Drummond, Dorothy Donegan, Slide Hampton, Clifford Jordan, Arnett Cobb, Bill Hardman, Junior Cook , Jo Anne Brackeen, Ricky Ford, Bob Mintzer, Frank Foster, Harold Vick, Howard McGee , Red Garland, Reggie Workman, Shirley Scott, Rhoda Scott, George Russell, Benny Bailey, David "Fathead" Newman, Ted Curson, Randy Weston, Michel LeGrand, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Andrew Hill, Benny Golson, Billy Pierce, Dakota Staton, Larry Ridley, Steve Nelson, Joshua Breakstone, Hank Jones, Manny Albam, John Dankworth, Jackie Paris, Lou Donaldson, Count Basie Orchestra, Billy Eckstein, Charlie Rouse, Jack Walrath, Chris White, Tom Harrell, Salvatore Bonafede, Charles Brown, Al Grey, Ben Besiakow, Mingus Dynasty, Lionel Hampton, Pete Condol, Ruby Braff, Stan Getz, Joe Locke, Phil Woods, Roger Kellaway, Clark Terry, Dizzy Gillespie, Jeannie Bryson, Mike Mossman, Perico Sambeat, Von Freeman, John Stubblefield, Tony Pancella, Marvin Stamm, WDR Big Band, American Jazz Orchestra, Ray Anderson, Red Hollaway, Johnny Hartman, Bent Jaedig, Jimmy Woode, Ulf Radelius, Anthony Braxton, Jürgen Seefelder, Piero Odorici, Steve Grossman, Ray Mantilla, David Gazarov, Tony Lakatos, Cedar Walton, George Benson, Karl Ratzer, Jaki Byard, Teddy Edwards, Houston Person, Sonny Fortune, George Cables, Jonah Jones, Eric Alexander, Ernie Watts, Tommy Halferty, Ronan Guilfoyle, Roger Menillo, David Baker, Joe Kennedy, Larry Ridley,

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Boatrides

  • Oct. 1990 Royal Viking Cruise Ship Bermuda (Roger Kellaway)
  • July 1984 Jazzboat Boston, MA (Billy Pierce)
  • Sept. 1982 Hartford Jazz Society Hartford, CT (Frank Foster)

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Performances in Foreign Countries

  • England, Germany, France, Holland, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Belgium, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Senegal, Sudan, India, Pakistan, North Yemen, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Canada, Bermuda, Colombia, Guatemala, Japan, Norway, Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Cameroon, Russia, Israel.

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Performances at Nationally Known Clubs, Halls and Theaters (USA)

  • New York City, NY
  • Carnegie Recital Hall, Sweet Basil, Fat Tuesday’s, Village Vanguard, Village Gate, Cafe Carlyle, 7th Avenue South, Tin Palace, Bitter End, Eddie Condon’s, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Vivian Beaumont Theater, Friar’s Club, Carnegie Hall, Indigo Blues, “J’s”, Birdland, Cafe Gian Luca, Lonestar Roadhouse

  • Albany, NY

    The Egg

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Main Point, Stars, Port of History Museum, Afro-American Museum

  • Mamaroneck, NY

    The Emelin Theater Baltimore, MD Left Bank Jazz Society Hartford, CT Hartford Jazz Society Boston, MA Paul’s Mall, Jazz Workshop, Zachary’s, Scotch ‚N‘ Sirloin, Lennie’s on the Turnpike, Symphony Hall, Jordan Hall, Berklee Performance Center, The Willow, Nightstage, Regatta Bar

  • Washington, DC
  • Blues Alley, Charlie’s, One Step Down, Smithsonian Insti-tute, Wolf Trap (The Barns) & Main Stage, Kennedy Center Dayton, OH Jilly’s

  • Detroit, MI

    Baker’s Keyboard, Kobo Hall, Ford Auditorium

  • Chicago, IL
  • Jazz Showcase, Oriental Theater, International Amphitheater, Drury Lane

  • Milwaukee, WI

    Jazz Gallery, Performance Center

  • Eau Claire, WI
  • The Joynt

  • Rochester, NY

    Eastman Theater, Little Theater

  • Kansas City, MO
  • Uptown Theater, Municipal Auditorium

  • Tulsa, OK

    Magician’s Theater

  • Boulder, CO
  • Blue Note

  • Fort Collins, CO

    Performing Arts Center

  • Aspen, CO
  • Snowmass

  • Salt Lake City

    Snowbird

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Forum, Hollywood Palladium, Concerts by the Sea, Long Beach Civic Center

  • San Diego, CA

    International Sports Arena

  • San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Performing Arts Center

  • San Francisco, CA

    Winterland, Keystone Corner, Great American Music Hall

  • Orlando, FL

    Brazil, Disney World

  • Portland, OR

    The Earth Seattle, WA Goldie’s, Parnell’s

  • Buffalo, NY

    Tralfalmadore Cafe, Kleinhans Music Hall

  • Santa Cruz, CA

    Kuumba Jazz Center

  • Minneapolis, MN

    Orchestra Hall, University of Minnesota, Northrop Auditorium, Walker Art Museum

  • DeKalb, IL

    Egyptian Theater

  • Lafayette, IN

    Loeb Playhouse, Purdue University

  • Urbana, IL

    Krannert Center Ft.

  • Worth, TX

    Caravan of Dreams

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Performances at Major Music Festivals

  • July 2001 La Teste en Buch, Arcachon, France, Houston Person, Craig Bailey
  • July 2001 Arhus Jazzfestival, Arhus, Denmark, Jimmy Heath
  • July 2000 La Teste en Buch, Arcachon, France, Clark Terry, Herb Geller, Eric Alexander
  • June 2000 Stuttgart Jazzfestiva,l Stuttgart, Germany, David Gazarov Trio
  • July 1999 North Sea Festival, Den Haag, Netherlands, Cees Slinger 70th Birthday Allstar Band
  • May 1999 Bern Jazz-Festival, Bern, Switzerland, Jubilee Allstars
  • July 1998 Montreal Jazz Festival, Montreal, Canada, Hugh Fraser-Jean Toussaint Quartet
  • July 1998 Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen Repertory Quartet
  • Jun 1998 (All with Hugh Fraser-Jean Toussaint Quartet) :
    • Calgary Jazz Festival Calgary,
    • Canada Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Saskatoon, Canada
    • Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto, Canada
    • Edmonton Jazz Festival, Edmonton, Canada
    • Victoria Jazz Festival, Victoria, Canada
    • Vancouver Jazz Festival, Vancouver, Canada
  • Oct. 1997 Leverkusen Jazz Festival, Leverkusen, Germany, Tony Lakatos
  • July 1997 North Sea Jazz Festival, Den Haag, Niederlande, Tony Lakatos, Dick de Graaf
  • Oct. 1995 Leverkusen Festival Leverkusen, Germany, Bill Mays
  • Jan. 1993 Wishbone Festival Bremen, Germany, (Ray Anderson)
  • May 1992 Spoleto Festival Charleston, SC, (Patti Brown)
  • Nov. 1991 Madrid Jazz Festival Madrid, Zaragoza, Cadiz, (Mike Mossman-Perico Sambeat Quintet) Sevilla, Spain
  • Feb. 1991 Lionel Hampton/Chevron Jazz Festival Moscow, Idaho, + 1990 (Hank Jones)
  • July 1990 North Sea Festival Den Haag, Holland, (Hank Jones)
  • April 1989 Wichita Jazz Festival Wichita, KS, Member of Festival All Stars
  • Feb. 1988 Tokyo Music Joy Festival Tokyo, Japan, (George Russell)
  • Aug. 1987 Seattle Jazz Festival Seattle, WA, (Stan Getz)
  • May 1987 SpoletoFestival Charleston, SC, (Stan Getz)
  • May 1987 with George Russell:
    • North Sea Festival Den Haag, Holland, (George Russell)
    • Bracknell Festival London, England, (George Russell)
    • Vienne Festival Vienne, France, (George Russell)
  • June 1987 JVC Jazz Festival New York, NY, (Hank Jones)
  • Aug. 1986 Mt. Fuji Blue Note Festival Mt. Fuji, Japan, (Lou Donaldson)
  • June 1986 Bilzac International Festival Istanbul, Turkey, (Armen Donelian)
  • June 1985 Kool Jazz Festival New York, NY, Tribute to Wes Montgomery with George Benson
  • Sept. 1984 Atlanta Free Jazz Festival Atlanta, GA, (Jimmy Heath)
  • June 1984 Kool Jazz Festival Saratoga, NY, (George Russell) (Rory Stuart)
  • April 1983 West Virginia Jazz Festival Charleston, W.VA, (Billy Taylor)
  • Feb. 1983 St. Thomas Festival Wilmington, NC, (Billy Taylor)
  • Sept. 1982 International Jazz Festival Amsterdam, Holland, (Frank Foster's Living Color)
  • April 1982 Wichita Jazz Festival Wichita, KS, (Billy Taylor)
  • Jan. 1982 Jazz Yatra Bombay, India, (Billy Taylor), (Yolande Bavan)
  • Aug. 1981 Concord Jazz Festival Concord, CA, (Billy Taylor)
  • July 1981 Kool Jazz Festival New York, NY, (The Heath Brothers)
  • June 1981 Spoleto Festival Charleston, SC, (Billy Taylor)
  • July 1978 Newport Jazz Festival New York, NY, (Billy Taylor) (The Heath Brothers)

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Performances at Special Events

  • Jan. 1987 National Association of Jazz Educators Convention Atlanta, GA, (David Baker, Joe Kennedy, Larry Ridley Quintet)
  • May 1984 World's Fair New Orleans, LA, (Billy Taylor Trio)
  • Jan. 1983 National Association of Jazz Educators Kansas City, MO
  • Feb. 1980 Winter Olympics Lake Placid, NY, (Billy Taylor Trio)
  • May 1980 America Now Exhibit Budapest, Hungary, (Billy Taylor Trio)
 

 

Performances with Symphony Orchestras

  • May 1994 Köln, Philharmonic Köln, Germany, Walter Norris
  • Jan. 1989 Buffalo, Philharmonic Buffalo, NY, John Dankworth
  • July 1988 Rochester, Philharmonic Rochester, NY, John Dankworth
  • Nov. 1988 Guatemala City, Symphony Guatemala City, Billy Taylor Guatemala, Central America
  • March 1984 Bismarck, Symphony Bismarck, ND, Billy Taylor
  • Feb. 1984 Atlanta, Symphony Atlanta, GA, Billy Taylor
  • March 1983 Portland, Symphony Portland, ME, Billy Taylor
  • March 1983 Oakland, Symphony Oakland, CA, Billy Taylor
  • March 1983 Sacramento, Symphony Sacramento, CA, Billy Taylor
  • March 1983 Central Florida, University Symphony Orlando, FL, Billy Taylor
  • April 1983 Springfield, Symphony Springfield, MA, Billy Taylor
  • May 1983 NYC, Housing Authority, Symphony New York, NY, Billy Taylor
  • May 1983 Eugene, Symphony Eugene, OR, Billy Taylor
  • Jan. 1981 Erie, Philharmonic Erie, PA, Billy Taylor
  • March 1981 Kansas City, Philharmonic Kansas City, MO, Billy Taylor
  • May 1981 Charlotte, Symphony Charlotte, NC, Billy Taylor
  • Sept. 1981 Hartford, Symphony Hartford, CT Billy Taylor
  • Oct. 1981 Indianapolis, Symphony Indianapolis, IN, Billy Taylor
  • Dec. 1981 Mid-West, Pops South Bend, IN, Billy Taylor
  • Jan. 1980 South Dakota, Symphony Sioux Falls, SC, Billy Taylor
  • Jan. 1980 North Carolina, Symphony Raleigh, NC, Billy Taylor
  • Jan. 1980 Richmond, Symphony Richmond, VA, Billy Taylor
  • April 1980 Denver, Symphony Denver, CO, Billy Taylor
  • May 1980 Northwest Indiana, Symphony Gary, IN, Billy Taylor
  • May 1980 Winston Salem, Symphony Winston Salem, NC, Billy Taylor
  • June 1980 Utah, Symphony Salt Lake City, Utah, Billy Taylor
  • Nov. 1980 Fort Wayne, Symphony Fort Wayne, IN, Billy Taylor

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Television Appearances

Jan 2001 Rhoda Scott Quartet, Live in the Subway feat. Houston Person, WDR, Koeln, Germany

June 2000 David Gazarov Trio, Stuttgart Jazzfestival, ZDF

May 1999 Jubilee Allstars, Bern Jazzfestival, 3-Sat

Jun 1998 Go Jazz Allstars, Ohne Filte,r Südwestfunk, Baden-Baden, Germany

May 1997 Tony Lakatos Quarte,t Live in the Subway, WDR, Köln, Germany

Feb 1993 Manfred Schoof, "Nachtmusik" Köln Philharmonie WDR, Köln, Germany

May 1990 Charles Brown, Live at the Lone Star Roadhouse

April 1989 Jack Walrath Sextet, Ben Sidran Show, MTV, New York, N.Y.

Dec. 1988 Hank Jones Trio, National Late Night Variety Show, Rome, Italy

Jan. 1984 Joe Locke/ "Gap Mangione" Show, Phil Markowitz Quintet, Rochester Public TV, Rochester, N.Y.

Oct. 1983 Billy Taylor Trio, "Arranger's Sessions", Rochester Public TV, Eastman Theatre

Jan. 1983 Billy Taylor Trio, "New York People", WABC-TV, New York, N.Y.

Oct. 1982 Billy Taylor Trio, "Mayport and All That Jazz", Florida Public TV, Jacksonville, FL

March 1981 Billy Taylor Trio, "Salute to Duke Ellington", PBS, Washington, DC

Jan. 1980 Billy Taylor Trio, "Say Brother", WGBH-TV, Washington DC

Oct. 1979 The Heath Brothers, "Live at Ohio State University", PBS, Columbus, Ohio

May 1979 The Heath Brothers, "Good Day Show", WCVB-TV, Boston, MA

Nov. 1978 The Heath Brother,s "Dick Cavett Show", New York, N.Y.

Dec. 1978 The Heath Brothers, "PBS Fund Raiser", Chicago Mid-West Regional Chicago, IL

Jan. 1976 Maggi Scott Trio, "Good Day Show", WCUB-TV, Boston, MA

Nov. 1975 Many Appearances on "Good Day Show" with Maggi Scott Trio backing up such notable national celebrities as: Virginia Capers, Dick Shawn, Barbara McNair, Patrice Munsel, Billy Eckstine, Cab Calloway, Helen O'Connor, Tony Martin, Henny Youngman, Gretchen Wiler, Peggy Lennon, Eartha Kitt, John Raitt and Eddie Mekka.

April 1974 Host for "Catch 44 Show", Boston Jazz Society, WGHB-TV, Boston, MA

July 1972 Stevie Wonder, "Sickle Cell Anemia Telethon", Detroit, MI

Feb. 1972 Stevie Wonder, "David Frost Show", WNBC-TV, New York, NY

May 1969 Gene Distacio & "Mixed Bag" Brass Menagerie, WGBH-TV, Boston, MA

April 1968 Josephine Premice, "Metromedia Show", WNEW-TV, Boston, MA

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APPEARANCES AT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Nov. 1996 The New School University, New York, N.Y. Rory Stuart

April 1994 Wichita State University, Wichita, Ks, Keith Copeland

April 1992 Syracuse University, Keith Copeland

1991 Manhattanville College, Charles Blenzig

April 1991 North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, Keith Copeland

Sept. 1991 Northeastern University, Leonard Brown

Sept. 1990 Northeastern University, Leonard Brown

Feb. 1991 University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, Hank Jones

Feb. 1990 University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, Hank Jones

March 1990 North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, Keith Copeland

June 1990 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Mark Kirk

April 1990 Columbia University, New York, NY, Charles Brown

May 1990 Pace University, New York, NY, Art Baron

April 1989 North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, Keith Copeland

July 1988 Clinician for All American Bands, Disney World, Orlando, FL, Keith Copeland

April 1987 Purdue University, Purdue, Indiana Stan Getz

April 1987 University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, Stan Getz

April 1987 McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, Keith Copeland

Feb. 1987 Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, David Baker, Joe Kennedy, Larry Ridley Quintet

April 1986 North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, Jimmy Heath

Nov. 1984 St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY, Billy Taylor

March 1984 University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, Billy Taylor

May 1984 Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL, Billy Taylor

April 1984 University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, Keith Copeland

March 1984 State University of New York, Westbury, NY, Billy Taylor

Feb. 1984 University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC, Billy Taylor

Oct. 1983 Hendrix College, Conway, AR, Billy Taylor

Oct. 1983 Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, Billy Taylor

Oct. 1983 Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, Billy Taylor

May 1983 Suffolk County Community College, Stonybrook, Long Island, Billy Taylor

April 1983 University of Maine, Augusta, ME, Billy Taylor

April 1983 Yale University, New Haven, CT, Billy Taylor

March 1983 South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, Billy Taylor

March 1983 A & T University, Greensboro, NC, Billy Taylor

March 1983 Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA, Billy Taylor

Feb. 1983 Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, Billy Taylor

Feb. 1983 Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, Billy Taylor

Feb. 1983 Fisk University, Nashville, TN, Billy Taylor

Feb. 1983 Clark College, Atlanta, GA, Billy Taylor

Feb. 1983 New School for Social Research, New York, NY, Billy Taylor

Jan. 1983 Stephen Austin University, Nacodoges, TX, Billy Taylor

Jan. 1983 University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, Noreen Gray

Nov. 1982 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Billy Taylor

Nov. 1982 State University of New York, Purchase, NY, Billy Taylor

Nov. 1982 Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK Billy Taylor

Sept. 1982 Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, Billy Taylor

July 1982 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, Billy Taylor

June 1982 University of Maryland, College Park, MD, Billy Taylor

May 1982 Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Billy Taylor

April 1982 Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, Billy Taylor

March 1982 University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, Billy Taylor

March 1982 University of California, Sante Cruz, CA, Billy Taylor

March 1982 Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, CT, Billy Taylor

March 1982 Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, Billy Taylor

Feb. 1982 American University, Cairo, Egypt, Billy Taylor

Jan. 1982 University of Delaware, Newark, DE, Billy Taylor

Dec. 1981 Lehman College, New York, NY, Billy Taylor

Nov. 1981 University of Winnepeg, Winnepeg, Manitoba, Frank Foster

Oct. 1981 Virginia State College, Petersburg, VA, Billy Taylor

Oct. 1981 Johnson C. Smith College, Charlotte, NC, Billy Taylor

May 1981 Virginia Commonwealth College, Richmond, VA, Billy Taylor

April 1981 Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Billy Taylor

April 1981 Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, Billy Taylor

April 1981 Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA, Billy Taylor

April 1981 East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Billy Taylor

March 1981 Hartford Community College, Hartford, CT, Billy Taylor

March 1981 University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, Billy Taylor

Nov. 1980 University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, Billy Taylor

Sept. 1980 Penn State University, State College, PA, Billy Taylor

July 1980 Ramapo College, Ramapo, NJ, Billy Taylor

April 1980 Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, Billy Taylor

April 1980 Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, Billy Taylor

April 1980 James Madison University, Harrisburg, VA, Billy Taylor

March 1980 Paducah Community College, Paducah, KY, Billy Taylor

March 1980 Ohio University, Athens, OH, Billy Taylor

Feb. 1980 Tufts University, Medford, MA, Billy Taylor

Feb. 1980 Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Billy Taylor

April 1980 Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, Randy Weston

April 1980 Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, Leonard Brown & Billy Taylor

Nov. 1979 York College, Jamaica, NY, Milt Jackson

Oct. 1979 Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, The Heath Brothers

Oct. 1979 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, The Heath Brothers

Sept. 1979 West Chester State College, West Chester, PA, The Heath Brothers

Sept. 1979 Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, The Heath Brothers

Sept. 1978 Amherst College, Amherst, MA, Johnny Griffin

Aug. 1978 State University of New York, Stonybrook, Long Island, Jimmy Heath

Nov. 1977 Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, Charles Lewis

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