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Dominic performed with Nile Rodgers and Sister Sledge at the 2016 Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in NYC to induct Marvin Gaye, Nile Rodgers, Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Chip Taylor & Bernard Edwards. Dominic conducted and performed at the 2015 Festival of Families in Philadelphia for Pope Francis & a one-million member audience, televised around the world. Dominic’s performance collaborations include: Nile Rodgers, Sister Sledge, Kool & the Gang, Jamie Foxx, George Benson, Philip Bailey, Jeffrey Osborne, Melanie Fiona, Tamia, Jonathan Butler, Modern Drummer Winner Keith Carlock, Dennis Chambers, Jeff Lorber, Brian Culbertson, Rick Braun, Norman Brown, Brian Bromberg, The Bottom 40 Band, Michael Whittaker, Adam Nitti, Peter White, Eric Marienthal, Jeff Berlin, Joey De Francesco, Actor/Comedian – Dana Carvey & the late great Jazz Organist Jimmy Smith. Dominic’s 2011 radio single New Creation from his Illuminate record which he co-wrote and co-produced reached #2 on the Contemporary Jazz charts and remained in the Top 10 for seven consecutive months. Dominic’s debut album Fresh From the Groove was produced by Grammy Award winning producer Michael Broening and released by Nu Groove Records in 2008. Fresh From the Groove achieved multi-national radio success on terrestrial and internet radio formats including XM Satellite Radio and Music Choice. Dominic is currently performing worldwide and has been selected to perform at major music festivals including the Las Vegas Jazz Festival, Arizona Jazz Festival, San Diego Jazz Fest, Houston Wine Fest, the Green Jazz Cruise & many more.
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Q:What is your internal experience when you feel REALLY connected to the music?
A:There’s nothing like being in the zone musically. I’m always striving to to create a mind, body & spirit experience through the music. It’s a vulnerable place to be… but it’s worth it. Improvising and connecting with the other musicians while creating in a spontaneous setting is a feeling like no other.
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