Folk-rock musician who released many studio room albums and suffered many profession trials and then bounce back every time. He graduated through the College or university at Buffalo in 1971 where he researched philosophy. He experienced for a yr from pneumonia pursuing graduation. He documented tracks and performed numerous music artists, including Ringo Celebrity, Tori Amos, Elvis Costello, and Barenaked Girls. He was created right into a musical family members along with his grandfather being truly a vaudeville pianist and his uncles playing boogie-woogie. He paid attention to and was affected by Elvis Presley as a kid.