Born and raised in Rockford. Graduated from Harlem High School in 1972.
Lead trumpet with many area big bands. Over the years.
Moonlight Jazz, All that Jazz, Jack Farina Big band.
Jazz Players Big band, Johnny Kay Orchestra, Madison Jazz Orchestra. Al Chase Big Band.
Various shows around northern Ill and southern Wis.
Trumpet for former Elvis impersonator Johnny Spence.
Guest artist at the western slope jazz festival In Grand Junction Colorado