Classical, reggae, and jazz composer, pianist, and cellist. He founded the FLUX quartet and performed with numerous musicians, including Frank Zappa, and Phil Ramone.
A child musical prodigy, he performed at the Metropolitan Opera and on Broadway before his tenth birthday and made his Carnegie Hall debut at the age of fifteen.
He attended both the Juilliard School and Harvard University.
He was born and raised in New York City.
He played cello on Coldplay and Chris Martin's "Viva La Vida" track.