Composer and two times bassist known for his use Cab Calloway and Lucky Millinder’s rings in the first 1940s. He performed cello, violin, and turned to bass in senior high school and discovered how to create and rating. He performed on and helped arrange The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2, an recording that was monumental for Bud Powell. He was created and elevated in NEW YORK. He followed Tom Waits on NIGHT TIME With David Letterman in 1983, one of is own last gigs.