He has performed and recorded with many jazz artists including George Benson, Larry Carlton, the Crusaders, Ella Fitzgerald, Dave Grusin, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Al Jarreau, John Klemmer, Manhattan Transfer, Joe Pass, Joe Sample, Lalo Shifrin, Diane Schuur, Sara Vaughan, and Joe Zawinul. He recorded with Lee Ritenour, Ernie Watts, and Alex Acuna in a band called "Friendship" and has continued to record and travel with Lee and Dave Grusin for GRP Records. He also has been much in demand for work with artists like Lionel Richie, Quincy Jones, Jeffrey Osborne, Chaka Khan, Robbie Robertson, Kenny Rogers, Kenny Loggins, Ruben Blades and countless others. He was in fact voted by his peers in the LA Chapter of NARAS as the "Most Valuable Player" in the Bass chair for the three years in a row, joining Ray Brown and Chuck Domanico in that honor.
Jazz POP Selected Film Credits George Benson Herb Alpert A Fine Mess Gary Burton Chet Atkins Against All Odds Larry Carlton Bert Bachrach Color Purple Billy Cobham Joan Baez Fletch Chick Corea Stephen Bishop Ishtar Randy Crawford Ruben Blades Jo Jo Dancer The Crusaders Debbie Boone Nine to Five George Duke Roberto Carlos Outrageous Fortune Victor Feldman Peter Cetera Pretty in Pink Ella Fitzgerald Christopher Cross Splash Friendship DeBarge Sudden Impact Steve Gadd Placido Domingo Terms of Endearment Stan Getz DJavan The Champ Gilberto Gil Sheena Easton Tootsie Joao Gilberto Donald Fagen(Steely Dan) 48 Hours Dave Grusin Jose Feliciano White Nights Don Grusin Aretha Franklin Herbie Hancock Amy Grant Freddie Hubbard James Ingraham Al Jarreau Julio Iglesias John Klemmer Chaka Khan Michel Legrand Gladys Knight Manhattan Transfer Dr. John Kazu matsui Elton John Claus Ogerman Quincy Jones Joe Pass Jose Jose Paulinho DaCosta Patti Labelle Lee Ritenour Michel Legrand Joe Sample Ivan Lins Lalo Schifrin Kenny Loggins Dianne Schuur Mellissa Manchester Jimmie Smith Henry Mancini Tania Maria Johnny Mathis Clark Terry Michael McDonald Sadao Watanabe Sergio Mendez Ernie Watts Olivia Newton-John Nancy Wilson Michael Omartian Yutaka Yokokura Jeffrey Osborne Joe Zawinul Dolly Parton Minnie Riperton Lionel Richie Robbie Robertson Kenny Rogers Diana Ross Patrice Rushen Leo Sayer Tom Scott Barbara Streisand Jennifer Warnes Dionne Warwick Stevie Wonder