2012 NAMM | Roland All-Star Jam

NAMM 2012: Current Lady Gaga bassist invited me to Roland’s all-star jam, where I got to share the stage with many gifted musicians.

Here’s a picture of Scott Tibbs (Roland), Brocket Parsons (Lady Gaga Keyboardist), Valdez Brantley (Usher’s MD & keyboardist), Kern Brantley (Lady Gaga bassist), Adrian Crutchfield (Saxophonist).


A couple more pictures of the crew. Pictured: Isaiah Fogle, Tyra Juliette, Kapp Ivory, Scott Tibbs, Spanky McCurdy, Kern Brantley, Valdez Brantley, and Patrick Lamb.


Here’s a video from one of the two jams:

Kapp Ivory, Adrian Crutchfield

NAMM 2012. We all just got off stage from the Roland All-Star Jam. In the middle is keyboardist for the legendary Stone City band, who backed Funk superstar Rick James. To the right is up-and-coming Saxophonist Adrian Crutchfield (Anthony Hamilton, Lionel Richie, Prince)



At NAMM 2012 with some of the guys from N’Touch!

From left: Myself, promoter Shawnte Sims, bandleader T Jones, Anthony Jones, Ben Jones.



Ricky Lawson

NAMM 2012, with one of the most-legendary drummers of all-time, Ricky Lawson.

He toured with Whitney Houston when she was on top of the world. He’s also a grammy-winning and co-founding member of superband ‘The Yellowjackets’. Additional credits include Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Bette Midler, Phil Collins, and many more.