With the RCMP Concert Band, from 1989 until its final performance in 1993, Carmelo was the lead trumpet player. He continued his trumpet studies with Lew Soloff (Blood Sweat and Tears) and Arnold Jacobs (Chicago Symphony). Most recently, he has performed with Tito Jackson, The Funk Brothers, The Four Tops, Thelma Houston, Miguel de Armas, The Former Ladies of The Supremes, and other great artists like Al Jarreau, Roberta Flack, Melissa Manchester, Chita Rivera and many, many other great artists. Have you been to an Ottawa Senators hockey game? If so, you have heard and maybe even seen Carmelo trumpeting for the Ottawa Senators!