Band to Join, Harmonica, Piano, Keyboard, Saxophone, Trumpet, Other Percussion, Bass Guitar, Lead Guitar, Vocalist, Upright bass.


I take my music seriously and without bias. My passion is Jazz but I also am an accomplished performer in other areas of musical performing. I am looking to revamp my band New World Order (The Connection). Mainstream and Fusion material, plus originals

Screen name:
Member since:
Jun 05 2008
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


My major influences were my teachers such as Tony Williams, Elvin Jones, Joe Chambers. Also other players such as Jack De Johnette,Philly Jones, Art Blakey, and many others.


I have a set of Gretsch druns with a 22" bass drum, a Mapex jazz kit with an 18" bass drum, Combinations of Zildjian "K's' and "A's" and Paiste cymbals. I also have a new set of Gretsch Drums just for Jazz.



Past Events

Come an relax and listen to the sounds of New World Order at La Tavola Cucina Ristorante in South River, NJ. The Address is 700 Old Bridge Turnpike, and the Italian menu is superb.

Jack Keenan (guitar), Gerald (Skip) Parnell (bass), and Leo Gayten (drums).

New World Order Jazz Ensemble every Thursday at La Tavola Cucina Ristorante, 700 Old Bridge Turnpike South River, NJ. Great Italian food and half-priced martinis on jam session nights. Musician are welcome to come and sit-in and play. Bring your axes and have a great time. This is an on going event.

Steve Niles (piano), Vinny Troyani (tenor sax and flute), Gerald (Skip Parnell (bass, and Leo Gayten (drums).