Award-winning jazz designer who pioneered easy jazz and was often sampled by additional artists. His 1st piano-playing work was for any tap-dancing course at age group eight, where he was paid 25 cents one hour. He received a Grammy Honor for Greatest Pop Instrumental Overall performance of 1981 for just one using one with Earl Klugh. He also received for Double Eyesight, his 1986 cooperation with David Sanborn. His dad employed a music instructor for him when he was simply four. He was found out by Quincy Jones in the Notre Dame Jazz Event.