Most widely known for rating “GOD, THE FATHER from the Bands” film trilogy, that he won 3 Academy Honours. He regularly collaborated with movie director David Cronenberg, including on Cronenberg’s 1st main film “The Brood” from 1979. He analyzed music in the Berklee University of Music and became a member of Lighthouse from 1969 until 1972. He made up the musical rating for the 3rd “Twilight” film. He fathered a child Mae along with his common-law wife Judiann McGhee, before marrying Elizabeth Cotnoir in 1990. He recommended the name The Blues Brothers to John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd while providing as musical movie director for “Sunday Night time Live” from 1975 until 1980.