Instruments: Cellitar, electric guitar, electric bass, [amplification: Line6 AxSys212] cello, charango, classical & steel string guitar balalaika, banjo, zither, accordion, Roland EP Piano, recorder, dombek, bongos, rhythm bones, jaw harp, slide whistle, cowbell, claves, various shakers, mini percussion and small bell collection, washboard.

Formal Training: 4 years classical music theory & composition, 1 year jazz theory & composition, 9 years cello lessons, 2 years piano

Ensemble experience: All County Orchestra, Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra, The

Places (2007)

Stop, Rock & Roll! (2005)
Live At The Flamingo (2003)
Bella Sera (2002)
Winter Bell (2001)
Walkabout (2000)

Leeches (classic rock covers), Men’s Choir, Advanced Choir, The Loud Neighbors (classic rock covers), Exccessive Behaviour (jazz fusion originals), BogusMusic.com recordings.

Recordings: C. David Stone’s Fantangasmic String Thing, Numbers (Excessive Behaviour), Conceptual Intercourse, Trees & Boats, 2 Way TV (BogusMusic.com) Walkabout, Winter’s Bell, Bella Sera, Live at the Flamingo, Stop, Rock & Roll (solo).

Favorites/Influences:

Rock – early Van Halen, Iron Maiden, King Crimson, Pink Floyd, early U2, Steve Miller, Boston, Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, The Cure, Tom Petty, Sugar Cubes, Rush, Godmack, Alice in Chains, ACDC, Psychedelic Furs, The Police, Queen, Peter Gabriel, B-52’s

Electronica – 808 State, The Crystal Method, Pitchshifter, Orbital, Overseer, Genaside, Conjure One, Propellerheads, Moby, Fatboy Slim, Groove Armada, Hybrid,

Jazz – Vince Guiraldi, Spyro Grya, Louis Prima, John Pizzarelli, Charlie Parker, Julie London, Harry Connick, Jr., Keith Jarrett, Yellowjackets, Manhattan Transfer, Sade, Jane Monheit, Royal Crown Revue

World – Modena City Ramblers, Delta V, The Sandy Lopecic Orkestar, Sevara Nazarkhan, Boban Markovic, Fanfare Ciocolaria, Les Negresses Vertes, Manu Chao, Ekova, Taraf de Haidouks, Varttina, Hedningarna, Zap Mama, Kodo, Hossam Ramzy, Buena Vista Social Club, Los Pericos, Totus Toss, Trio Mocoto, Peret, Brave Combo, Sur Sudha, Bob Marley