National and International Performances

•Soloist - 22nd National Conference, College Band Directors National Association,Atlanta,Georgia
•Soloist/Clinician - College Band Directors National Association, Western Division Conference, California State University, Long Beach and Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
•Soloist - 46th Annual American Bandmasters Association and Japanese Bandmasters Association Joint Convention, University of Arizona Tempe, Arizona
•Soloist - Japan Band Directors National Clinic, Nemunosato, Japan
•Soloist - 12th International Saxophone Symposium, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
•Soloist - 9th World Saxophone Congress, Kawasaki, Japan
•Performer with West Coast Saxophone Quartet, 10th World Saxophone Congress, Pesaro, Italy
•Performance - Carnegie Hall Recital Series, West Coast Saxophone Quartet, New York, New York
•Soloist/Clinician - Music Association of California Community Colleges, State Convention, San Diego, CA
•Soloist - California Music Educator’s State Convention, Fresno, CA

Musical compositions have been written for Mr. Potts by the following:

•Mauro Bruno •Dan Higgins •Bill Baker •Jack Reidling •Jack Hayes •John Ryther •Bruce Miller •Bertram McGarrity •Tom Kubis •S. Akiyama •Robert Tyndall •James Weisheit •Brent Pierce

Televised One Hour Special

“The Saxophone Experience featuring Yamaha Performing Artist Leo Potts and Friends, conducted by Larry Curtis, made possible by a grant from Yamaha Corporation and KDOC television

Featured Articles

“And Now Classical Saxophone” Los Angeles Times
“Sporting Black Tie and Sax” Los Angeles Times
“Serious Sax” Orange County Register
“Leo Potts, Saxophone Artist” Cover Story, The Saxophone Journal
“Serious Musicians Discovering Sax” Press Telegram, Long Beach
“Two-part Harmony” Press Telegram, Long Beach

Performances with Major Contemporary Artists

Natalie Cole, Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Julie Andrews, Red Skelton, Gladys Knight, Nancy Wilson, George Burns, Johnny Mathis, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Lou Rawls, Vic Damone, The Pointer Sisters, Smokey Robinson, Anthony Newly, Melissa Manchester, Linda Ronstadt, Helen Reddy, Vikki Carr, Henry Mancini, Mel Tormé, The Righteous Brothers, Al Green, Steve Lawrence, Frankie Avalon, Bobby Vinton, the Staple Singers, Tony Orlando, Bo Diddley, Frankie Lane, Peggy Lee, Barbara Morisson, and Ernie Andrews

Big Band Performances

Don Ellis, Larry Elgart, Les Elgaart, Sy Zetner, Ray McKinley, Bill Baker, Guy Lombardo, Orange County Rhythm Machine, Dave Diggs, Vaughn Monroe, Tom Kubis, and Tex Beneke



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