Raised on Classic Rock with bands like: Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Beatles, and other bands popular from the 60's and 70's. Started heavily listening to Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Rush, after picking up the bass guitar in 1984. Played in numerous high school bands before joining the U.S. Air Force in 1988. Performed in cover bands in various locations and wrote originals with local musicians.
Released: solo tape in 1997; CD with original band "Sweetland" from Little Rock, AR; live double-CD from original band "Alien Defense Fund", also from Little Rock.
Released "Takin' a Ride" 2001 in Utah. Played in numerous bands in the Salt Lake City valley, keeping the torch of local blues band, "Blues on First" burning strong. Recorded debut CD for original blues band out of Salt lake City, "Midnight Rhythm Combo." Released a CD in May '04. This explosive display of workmanship of original blues can be found at www.midnightrhythmcombo.com
Toured the world 3 times performing for Air Force families/communities in the USAF's premier entertainment showcase, TOPS IN BLUE ('94, '98, '01). Been playing bass for the Catholic Church Choir at Air Force bases since '88.
Influences: Billy Sheehan, Steve Harris, Geddy Lee, Geezer Butler, Jaco Pastorius, Stanley Clarke, Victor Wooten, Stu Hamm, Les Claypool, and Yngwie Malmsteen.