|Birth Day||January 27, 1953|
|Birth Place||New Rochelle, NY|
|Age||67 YEARS OLD|
Saxophonist with the Yellowjackets as well as the leader of his own quartet. He also taught jazz composition at the University of Southern California.
He was inspired by a jazz quintet sent by the organization Jazzmobile to perform at his high school, New Rochelle High School.
He is a member of the Yellowjackets, a band which has consistently been voted Best Contemporary Jazz Group in the Jazz Magazine readers polls.
Both of his parents played in orchestras and symphonies.