Jazz artist who have gained recognition while an associate of Cosmology, a jazz fusion group. He went to the Westchester Conservatory for 12 years, teaching to be always a concert pianist beneath the tutelage of Michael Pollon. He also became referred to as a instructor at such conservatories as Yerevan, Copenhagen, and Paris. He was raised with three siblings: John, Gary, and Margaret. He was influenced by such jazz performers as Duke Ellington.