Additionally, He also is in high demand as a performer and has toured the world playing trumpet with such notable entertainers as Steve Jordan, Ben E. King, Cameo, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Ray Charles, Billy Cobham, Taylor Dane, Loredana Berté, Lou Reed, Gwen McCrae, Nancy Wilson, Charles Earland, Carlos Garnett, Denise Williams, Weeks & Company, Brass Construction, The Brothers Of The Road Band, Shelly Nicole’s BlakBUshe, Ellis Hall, Roy Ayers,Paul Simon,Sting, Brad Paisley, just to name a few. However, it does not stop there! His studio/ live credits include Michael Jackson, Pieces of a Dream, Nancy Wilson, Denise Williams, Patti Austin, Paul Simon, and Michael J Fox, His production credits include Gwen McRae, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Dane, Dusty Springfield, Billy Cobham, and Guy with Teddy Reilly, Black Street, Clarke Terry, Heavy D & The Boys, The Black Rock Coalition Orchestra, John Mayer,Keith Sweat, among others. Wayne is also credited for horn arrangements on Josh Groban’s “ Harmony” Cd.
He is still actively performing and in demand for his Motown tribute Band Dr. K’s Motown Revue, Cobham’s Coalition Jazz and R&B bands. For the past five years Wayne has performed musically with Steve Jordan’s SSBX Band for the Michael J Fox Parkinson’s disease foundation. He’s currently working with his brother Billy Cobham Art of the Rhythm Section retreat.
For the last nine years he’s been the treasurer and a board member for the Garner Arts Center in Garnerville NY. Using his musical sensibilities and experience he has curated two “Outdoor Shorts” film festivals which have received critical industry acclaim. When It comes to the arts Wayne is a welcomed addition to the organization.