Ex – keyboardist for Wish Theater who considered mixing psychedelic electric guitar with ambient noises and spoken-word examples. He and Wish Theater earned vital acclaim using their debut 1989 record When Wish and Time Unite and a chart-topping one with Draw Me Under in the record Images and Phrases in 1992. He still left Dream Theater to spotlight his very own music beneath the task name Chroma Essential. He also co-founded the intensifying rock and roll group O.S.We. His family members was residing on Longer Island, NY, when he was created and regarded his talent in early stages, starting him in piano lessons when he was six. He was 12 when he composed his first melody. He and guitarist John Petrucci had been bandmates in Wish Theater.