Well known for his symphonic, music group, and drum & bugle corps compositions, he posted near 1,000 musical works in the 1st 4 decades of his career. His renowned compositions consist of Earhart: Seems of Courage, The Audio as well as the Fury and symphonies honoring the literary function of Dante, Homer, and Cervantes. After graduating from Troy Condition University or college (where he led the trumpet portion of the school’s marching music group, Sound from the South), he finished a master’s level in music and press at the University or college of Miami and consequently worked well for both Columbia Photos and Warner Bros before receiving a teaching placement at his undergraduate alma mater. His musical functions Don Quixote and New Day time Rising were Indie Music Honours finalists. He was created and elevated in Daleville, Alabama. His wife, Susan Smith, experienced a career like a bandleader. He was created in the same year as fellow American composer Anthony Branker.