Drummer who was simply a staple in the Chicago jazz picture and was the first choice from the jazz group MTJ+3. He started his profession playing for jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal. He led two incarnations of MTJ+3. The next version, which documented from 1959 to 1960, was even more famous. He previously three daughters along with his wife Barbara Perkins. In 1961, he was highlighted on Dave Pike’s record Pike’s Peak.