He is a trombonist and teacher who began learning the
trombone when he was thirteen years old and studied at the University of
North Texas, the University of New Mexico and the New England Conservatory
of Music. In his performing career he has
been a member of various orchestras in New Mexico, Texas.
Massachusetts and South Florida including the Palm Peach Opera
Orchestra and the Santa Fe Symphony and also Tim
Zimmerman & The
. He has appeared on
several recordings including Largo Tah for marimba and bas trombone
with Warren Benson. In the
world of musical education he has been a lecturer in music at the
University of Texas-Pan American, as Assistant Professor of Music at
Lynchburg College, Virginia, and Instructor of Low Brass at the Ouachita
Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.