FILM WRITER & PRODUCER:
Started a film company, "DEMDREAD PRODUCTIONS" & "IT'S ABOUT TIME", ABOUT 2 ago writing/filmimg and producing short docu - films on social and societal issues. I want to create am environment where we begin to really identify and show people, groups and places that are doing very progressive and positive things in our society and world, verses the ongoing excitment and attention that is given to those who are always acting, "a few nuggets short of a happy meal"
There are people doing some really incredible things in the world that are aimmed at the betterment of society and the world, yet they are never seen and really should be. Thus, it is the plan and purpose of my company to create and showcase people, places and situations that are positive, productive and bringing good to our society and world.
I play percussions, conga's in particular and have played for over 25 years professionally throughout Europe and the US. I play latin, cuban, samba and african rythms and have done so with numerous groups and studio work as well. Also produce music.
My specialty is Jazz House, which I produce for several clubs in Europe. Produced a lot of the music for some well-known artists with the major labels. The labels were MOTOWN, SONY, RUFFHOUSE, DEF JAM, etc. Left the business in 95, when the music business became to, entrenched in promoting overly sexual ideations and glorifying drug usage and the whole gangster thing..
I am a voiceover specialist doing voiceovers for radio and television commercials. I have been and continue to be the voice behind numerous commercials for companies throughout the tri-state area and the country. Some of my clients are: The Philadelphia Tourism Bureau, NFL Films, NJN (New Jersey Network) and The State of NJ, Astra Zeneca, The CDC and a host of others.
Executive Vice President of Operations/Senior Assistant Producer for On Air Entertainment
This was the television production company that was responsible for the creation, and production of the top rated, nationally syndicated, teen dance show called DANCE PARTY USA, which aired on the USA CABLE NETWORK five times a week for ten years back in the 80's and 90's..
Also oversaw the affairs of the second new teen dance show with a RAP, HIP HOP, REGGAE music format called, “ONE HOUSE STREET”, which ran in the 90's. The show ran in three markets, and pulled ratings as high as 4.0. It ran on WGBS COMBINED BROADCASTING STATIONS in Miami, Chicago, and Pennsylvania.
MUSIC SHOW DJ/HOST/PRODUCER:
WFIL/WZZD is an AM Christian radio station broadcasting throughout the tri-state area. The station aired a variety of talk shows and music shows. I was the host of a weekly music show called “CHANNEL Z”. This shows specialty was formatted to play the most current contemporary and alternative Christian music, for an audience that ranges in age from 12 to 35. I also talked with listeners live on the air, as it would pertain to spiritual and everyday life concerns. i was on the air for 8 years, 2 of which where at 107.5 Alive in Boyertown.
I also produce several talk shows and sports events such as college and high school football and basketball with the occasional Sixers basketball game for the station as well.
I have been ordained for the past 23 years, working as a prison minister in Pennsylvania prisons, teaching bible studies, counseling inmates and their families, reconciliation counseling, spiritual counseling. I have worked with death row inmates in terms of their spiritual and life concerns. I have been a youth pastor in both the Methodist church and the Church of the Bretheran as well. I currently provide counseling to individuals, couples and groups in the area of pre and post marriages, addictions and I perform weddings.