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Carnival Triumph 2010

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Larry Tutt, (Lorenzo Tuttolomondo) b. New York, raised in Brooklyn and Long Island, is a Jazz saxophonist, composer, and educator. Other instruments include tenor, soprano, and baritone saxophones, flute, piano, and the electronic woodwind instrument. He began playing the alto saxophone at age 8 under the direction of Louis Joseph in New York. By age 16, he attended jam sessions at well-known Jazz venues in New York City such as the Blue Note, Jazzmania, The Village Gate, and The Jazz Cultural Theatre and has performed with notable artists including Lionel Hampton, Barry Harris, Clark Terry, Frank Foster, Bill Watrous, Jimmy Heath, Nick Brignola, and Bela Fleck. After a short stint as a guest artist at the Eastman School of Music, he worked for various cruise lines covering many styles of music including Las Vegas style shows, Jazz, blues, pop. big band, reggae, Brazilian Jazz, soul, dixieland, and motown, and backed groups such as the Brooklyn Bridge, The Platters, The Coasters, and The 5th Dimension. In 1989 he joined the faculty at Union College in Schenectady, New York as an adjunct professor of music and director of the Union College/Community Jazz Ensemble. There he developed the jazz program by recruiting students and local musicians for ensembles, developed the Jazz library, directed various small ensembles, taught improvisation, and attracted prominent Jazz musicians to the campus for annual concerts. He has also performed and taught saxophone master classes at the Vermont Jazz Center in Brattleboro, VT. 

           As a self-taught improvisor, he is set to publish his first book entitled "The Tuttonian Concept", based on many years of self-study and analysis and has introduced many revolutionary harmonic and melodic concepts to the field of Jazz studies.

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Main Street in St. Maarten

Beachside seating on the St. Maarten Boardwalk.

Seaescape Cruises 1989 - Crew Dining

Dr. Simi the pharmaceutical giant in Cozumel, Mexico.

St. Maarten Bay looking at the Boardwalk.

The Boardwalk shops on St. Maarten Beach, Dutch side.

Didn't take this cat long to name the restaurant but the food is from a long family tradition and you will find no better in the Caribbean. "Johnny B Under The Tree" restaurant on the way to the French side of St. Martin.

This old bird was applying for the vocalist job and decided to fly in while we were at sea.

St. Maarten Beach looking at the Boardwalk.

This was my favorite beach spot mainly because if I had one too many, at least I could see the ship leaving without me and wave to them.