Jazz singer who also composed music for the educational display Schoolhouse Rock and roll and who also performed like a sideman with performers like Buddy Banking institutions. He became the music movie director for Sugars Ray Robinson’s track and dance revue. He was a bebop jazz pianist. He wedded Sally Shanley on March 12, 1994. He co-wrote the strike Mel Torme track “Comin’ House Baby” in 1962.