He is a double
bass and contrabass player who was awarded his degree in music by the University of Southern California.
several music organisations he has held membership of the Recording
Musicians Association, the International Society of Bassists, Chamber Music
America, Professional Musicians Local 7, 303, 353
and been the secretary of the Local 47.
career as an orchestral musician has seen him recording and performing
nationally and internationally as a member of the composer and pianist Yanni’s orchestra. He has also been Associate Principal
Bass with the Long Beach Symphony and a musician with the Hollywood Bowl
Orchestra, the Santa Barbara Symphony.
His work as a musician
has seen him working with countless composers and acts throughout the
course of his career and just a few of these include Chet Atkins, Blood
Sweat & Tears, Andrea Bocelli, Garth Brooks, Peabo Bryson, Chicago, The Chieftains, Charlotte
Church, Judy Collins, John Denver, Burl Ives, Al Jarreau,
The Kingston Trio, Patti LaBelle, Henry Mancini, George
Martin, Michael McDonald, Edgar Meyer, The Moody Blues, Mark O’Connor,
Randy Newman, Peter Paul & Mary, Bonnie Raitt,
Buddy Rich, Diana Ross, Neil Sedaka, Doc Severinsen, The Three Tenors, Brian Wilson and Trisha Yearwood.
His regular work
on movie music soundtracks has his performances featuring on numerous films
such as Aladdin, Anastasia, City
Slickers II, Con Air, Constantine, Critters, The Flinstones,
Groundhog Day, Hoffa, Home Alone III, The Mighty Ducks, The Nutty
Professor, 102 Dalmatians, Scooby Doo, Speed II
among many others
In the field
of musical education he gives private tuition.