Recording musician known for Time In, DAY TRIP and do not Worry ‘Bout Me. He also authored many piano-methodology books. He proved helpful as an accompanist for vaudeville displays. He collaborated with Johnny Mercer, Ted Koehler, Harry Ruby, and Sammy Gallop. He was the kid of Abraham and Fannie Bloom. He was within a music group with Benny Goodman, Adrian Rollini, Tommy Dorsey, and Manny Klein.