Biography Born and raised in New Orleans, started playing drums at the age of 13 from 6th grade through high school. Played little drummer boy in junior high. Performed in high school marching bands, marched in MardiGras Parades. Won medal of excellence in high school competition. As a teenager, played in an R&B band, Rock band an also a Blues band on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter, growing up in New Orleans.Moved to Los Angeles early 80's, played with different bands,but nothing really serious. Got tired of chasing bands,hoping that's the one.So I started writing my own material. Jazz, with R&B and Latin rhythms topped with free flowing jazz melodies. A member of American Federation of Musicians A member of ASCAP.