4 wins & 8 nominations.
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An award-winning Jazz bandleader/composer/arranger
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[on 'Champion' his jazz opera about gay boxer Emile Griffith] I was just compelled by the whole notion of a person who could be that accomplished and not really share the moment of winning the championship with somebody that he loved. It speaks volumes of where we are as a society and how we need to really check ourselves, especially those of us who call ourselves compassionate human beings. It ...
Performed trumpet for the Denzel Washington character in Mo' Better Blues (1990) and for the Val Kilmer character in The Salton Sea (2002).