Carl has forged a career as diverse as his musical background, performing with an eclectic group of world-renowned R&B, jazz and rock artists that includes:
Dizzy Gillespie, Spin Doctors, Maxwell, Adam Lambert, Billy Ocean, Maysa, Joe Williams, Clark Terry, Joe Henderson, Digable Planets, Gil Scott-Heron, Aaron Neville, Tavares, Alyson Williams, Patti Rothberg, Walter Beasley, N’Dea Davenport, Phil Perry, Chuck Loeb and Kim Waters.
Other extensive gigs of note include several years as musical director for the multi-platinum Brian McKnight, and extensive tenures with Will Downing, Mica Paris and Ivan Neville. In the process, Carl has performed on concert stages around the world and appeared on numerous television shows.
Other experiences include, Grammy winning artist Nile Rodgers and CHIC, Grammy, Emmy and Tony nominated artist Vanessa Williams, Grammy winner, singer/song writer Paula Cole, American Idol finalist Clay Aiken, Tony winner & Emmy winner Billy Porter, vocal sensation The Three Mo’ Tenors, stellar songstress’ 3 Mo’ Diva’s, contemporary jazz artist Alex Bugnon, Grammy nominated jazz saxophonist Najee, jazz guitarist Marc Antione, Smooth Jazz guitarists Nick Colionne & Matt Marshak, Smooth Jazz saxophonists Paul Taylor & Steve Cole and Japanese guitar sensation Jiro Yoshida, with whom he has recorded several CDs. Carl also tours Japan extensively with jazz artist Keiko Lee.
Carl’s Broadway credits include the Tony winning hit musical, ‘COME FROM AWAY’, the Tony nominated hit show “Disaster: The Musical“, “Holler if Ya Hear Me” and Tony nominated “Bring it On: The Musical”.
- Off Broadway
- NYC/Tri-State Area
Interested in touring?
- Pit Musician (Other)
- Music Contractor/Coordinator
My Primary Instrument
- Electric Bass
- Bass - electric
- Bass - upright
- THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)