He is a bassist,
singer-songwriter and producer born in Los Angeles, California.
When he was twenty he became a
founder member of the group Ambrosia in 1971, with David Pack. He co-wrote
several of their songs including the 1975 hit "Holdin' On To
After they split in 1983 he went
on to became a founding member of Bruce Hornsby and the Range and saw
further success on hits such as “The Way It Is” and “Mandolin Rain”.
The numerous artists he has
worked with outside of Ambrosia & Bruce Hornsby & The Range include
Patti Austin, Chi Coltrane, The Good Luck Joes, Les Lokey, Chris Rea and Trefethen,
A Grammy Award winner and
five-time nominee he has appeared on many recordings with just a few including
One Eighty and Somewhere I’ve Never Travelled by Ambrosia, Scenes
from the Southside and The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby & The
Range, Anywhere You Go by David Pack, Tales of Mystery &
Imagination by The Alan Parsons Project, Time Passages by Al
Stewart and the soundtrack of Coast to Coast.
In 2006 he released his debut
single entitled “I’m Comin’ Home for Christmas” with a part of the profits
going to Disabled American Veterans.
He currently runs his The
Exchange Studio in Milwaukee
and still tours and records with the reformed Ambrosia. He also provides advice and
assistance to new musicians starting out on their careers. .
The Biggest Part of Me (David Pack)
Living On My Own (Burleigh
Drummond, Joe Puerta, David Pack)