Attended Berklee College of Music with a degree in Performance. Studied percussion with Bob Varney (Dorsey Brothers), Ed Kaspik (Berklee), Gil Graham (Berklee), Gary Chafee, Terry Bozzio, Greg Bissonette, and Chuck Silverman. Performed with The Peacheaters (band leader), The British Yankees, Confounded Bridge, James Montgomery, Agona Hardson, Lois Greco Band and No Man’s Land. Studio and onstage performance credits include Boston Celtics, New England Patriots, Hasbro, Microsoft and many more. Teaching professionally since 1984. Students receive awards and appointments such as 1st chair in middle or high school bands and ensemble playing at Berklee, UMASS, and New England Conservatory. Focus on reading, hand development, coordination, time playing, rock, jazz, latin, funk, and groove playing, as well as Double Bass and Polyrhythmic applications.