graduated from Bronx High School of Science and majored in acting/theater at Boston University. As a singer/songwriter, he released "Shoot for the Moon", on Polydor Records backed by Van Morrison's band. Recently released a CD of children's songs entitled "Songman and the Songland Band". As a keyboardist he has backed and appeared with many rock and blues legends, including Chuck Berry, whom he has played with for 20 years, appearing all over the world, most recently in Rome and on tour in Russia. His musicals include Consumer Behavior, Fringe Festival NYC 2002 (music/lyrics/co-book); Timmy The Great, (music/co-lyrics, additional book) 2004 York Theater reading directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge; 2005 First Tribeca Theater Festival and Duke Theater Workshop, directed and choreographed by Savion Glover. 2008 Directed by Mr. Kupper at MMAC choreographed by Carmen DeLavelade; and Rubirosa, The World's Greatest Lover, (music/lyrics/co-book) 2007 Playwright's Horizons in NYC, directed by Moni Yakim, choreographed by Julie Arenal.