Joined the us navy in the early 80’s & got into a band with his shipmates in Pensacola florida in the mid 80’s.
Joined the u.s. navy in 1981.
while in the navy honing his skills in bars, juke joints, private events & festivals.
Of late, performing at smalls, Zinc bar, mezzrow & the kitano hotel on a regular basis
Most recently , performing with Pharoh Sanders at Birdland & Johnny O’neal at Dizzy’s Cocacola.
Influences: Sarah Vaughan, Billy Holiday, Nat King Cole….