I am an Award Winning American Recording Artist, Songwriter, Producer, Performer, Choreographer, Radio Personality & DJ. My career in the entertainment industry spans four decades, in the disciplines of acting, singing, dancing, directing, choreography, and songwriting. In The USA, I have worked with recording artists, such as Mariah Carey, Lauryn Hill, Vanessa Williams, Grace Jones, Sheena Easton, Peabo Bryson, CeCe Peniston, James Ingram, Lou Rawls, Karyn White, Debbie Allen, and in Japan, Toshiko Tahara, Seiko Matsuda, Hikaru Genji, Matsuda Seikom Inoue Jun, Tunnels and SMAP to name a few.
Most recently, choreographer/featured performer in For All My Girls in NYC and appeared at Carnegie Hall’s “100 Years Of Black Men On Broadway”, starred in the ICT/Long Beach Performing Arts Center’s Production of “Ain’t Misbehavin’, I performed in my first professional show Miss Moffat with Bette Davis at the age of 9. Soon after, I toured the United States and performed on Broadway in Raisin starring as Travis Younger, Sophisticated Ladies starring Gregory Hines, Bob Fosse’s Dancin, Anything Goes starring Patti Lupone, Sweet Charity starring Debbie Allen, Play On, Broadway production of FOSSE and "Broadway: The American Musical" for PBS-TV.
I choreographed and staged the National Tour of The Wiz starring Grace Jones and Peabo Bryson, was Associate Director/Choreographer for the Mariah Carey Around The World Tour and Assistant Director/Choreographer for Signed, Sealed, Delivered (A Celebration Of Stevie Wonder ) at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas starring Chaka Khan, Peabo Bryson and Melissa Manchester.
Under Mentor Debbie Allen, I was an assistant and also performed on such projects as: A Different World , The Academy Awards, Sammy Davis Jr. 60th Anniversary Tribute, Polly I & II for Disney and the CBS T.V. Movie Stompin’ At The Savoy featured as Teddy The M.C.
Currently, I am the Creator/Producer of Ultimate Underground, Host/DJ of a weekly radio show, The Ultimate Underground Experience now celebrating it’s 8th successful anniversary and President of Earl Hitz Records a NYC label created to embrace the sounds of house, dance, electronic pop, and funk music. The New "Paradise Garage Experience". The music has garnered numerous awards and position at #1 on many dance music charts around the world.
I have known and loved Miho Imoto for many years. We met through mutual talented professional friends in New York and I was immediately attracted to her kind and gentle Spirit and of course her huge Talent. I send blessings, love and magic to Miho and all her students. It would be an honor to return to Japan and work with her amazing cultural exchange project.