About

Touring and Recording

-Released debut solo project EP (“Triplicity” by Pat Valley + The Population) in August 2015 featuring vocalists Michale Graves (formerly of the Misfits), Brenda Carsey, and Braxton O’Neal; produced by Brad Cox at Black Paw Studios in Lawrenceville, GA; mastered by Reuben Cohen (Foo Fighters, Pharrell Williams, Bruno Mars, Rob Zombie) at Lurssen Mastering in Hollywood, CA. For more, visit Pat Valley + The Population.

-Guitarist and songwriter for Spark The Color (2016-current)

-Guitarist for Brad Cox Productions and Brad Cox (artist) (July 2007-current)

-Guitarist for Grayson Manor (May 2005-July 2007, late 2013-current), previously signed to Bad Reputation Records in Europe

-Guitarist and music director for Girlz Girlz Girlz (July 2006-current), booked by ECE (EastCoast Entertainment)

-Guitarist and music director for We Got The Beat (January 2012-current), booked by ECE (EastCoast Entertainment)

-Performer for Songs For Kids Foundation (2009-current) at hospitals, camps, and events for kids in Georgia

-Other artists and groups I’ve performed with include Mad Margritt, Norwood, Hope Sonam, Appetite for Destruction/NotQuiteGNR, The Ruckus, Magno, and Sol Fusion

-Recorded with producers Mike Clink (Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, Megadeth, Aerosmith) in Los Angeles, CA and Rick Beato (Shinedown, Needtobreathe) in Atlanta, GA, among others

-Performed on stage with Jim Peterik (Survivor, Ides of March), Damon Johnson (Brother Cane, Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy), Peter Stroud (Sheryl Crow, Don Henley, Richie Sambora), Constantine Maroulis (American Idol season 4, Rock of Ages), Allison Iraheta (American Idol season 8), Jeff Adams (Starship), Rob Arthur (Peter Frampton, Five For Fighting), Mikalah Gordon (American Idol season 4), John Regan (Frehley’s Comet, Peter Frampton), Michael Johns (American Idol season 7), Gwen Sebastian (The Voice season 2), Jeremiah Richey (CMT’s Can You Duet season 1), Lucas Hoge (Animal Planet’s Last Chance Highway), Diana DeGarmo (American Idol season 3), Ace Young (American Idol season 5), Casey Abrams (American Idol season 10), Joey Cook (American Idol season 14), Clark Beckham (American Idol season 14 runner-up), and with NFL stars Jamal Anderson and Patrick Kerney (Atlanta Falcons)

-Technical & Production Director for Alliance Connection (August 2015-current), including shows at all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, and Turks & Caicos with Kip Moore, Eli Young Band, Lee Brice, Jerrod Niemann, Lauren Alaina, Joey Fatone (NSYNC), Terrell Owens (NFL 6-time Pro Bowler), Candice Glover (American Idol season 12 winner), Casey James (American Idol season 9), Clark Beckham (American Idol season 14 runner-up), Casey Abrams (American Idol season 10), Haley Reinhart (American Idol season 10), Joey Cook (American Idol season 14), Alex Preston (American Idol season 13), Matt Giraud (American Idol season 8), Kory Caudill (Justin Moore Band), Dylan Scott, James Barker Band, and Tucker Beathard

-Implemented Music Lab (“be in a band”/”make a music video”) programs for guests at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana as part of Alliance Connection (Spring 2016)

-Music recorded with Brad Cox licensed for TV/film, including MGM’s “Hot Tub Time Machine”, FOX’s “24”, and assorted MTV & CMT programming

-Touring experience with over 800 performances since 2005, including amphitheatres, theatres, clubs, hotels, churches, dive bars, biker rallies, frat houses, backyards…you name it.

-As the guitarist for Brad Cox, I endorse Audio-Technica, Guitar Center, S.I.T. Strings, Gibson Guitars, Dunlop Manufacturing, and Function Drinks; as the guitarist for Girlz Girlz Girlz, I endorse Sims Custom Shop Guitars

-Guitarist for Victorious in Dacula, GA (February 2013-September 2015)

-Guitarist for Snellville UMC in Snellville, GA (August 2012-January 2013)

-Voter for the GRAMMY Awards as a member of The Recording Academy

-Member of Georgia Music Partners

ASCAP writer and publisher

Music Instruction

-Private Guitar Instructor (2005-current)

-Camp Director at Camp Jam in Atlanta, GA (Summer 2014-2016), Band Coach/Guitar Instructor at Camp Jam in Atlanta, GA (Summer 2010-2013), Band Coach/Emcee/Performer at Camp Jam’s Ultimate Rock & Roll Experience at Hard Rock Resorts in Dominican Republic and Mexico (Fall 2011-2012), Band Coach at Camp Jam Inc. in Atlanta, GA (Summer 2010-2013), Band Coach at Camp Jam After School in Atlanta, GA (Spring 2008-2010), Counselor at Camp Jam Kidz in Atlanta, GA (Summer 2008-2010)

Education

-Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, Magna Cum Laude, Kennesaw State University 2012