Mulit-Instrumentalist and composer who was born in Anchorage, Alaska and raised in South Bay area Los Angeles, California where he studied and received degrees from California State University Dominguez Hills and Long Beach. Studied composition with Lennie Niehaus and Edward Applebaum. Studied privately with John Klemmer and Bill Green. Served as Solo artist to Helen O’Connell, Patty Page and Tony Bennett. Member of Lee Castle’s Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra and the Alvino Ray Orchestra. Performed with Lee Ritenour and David Benoit.