My passion for music started at age 5, and I began playing guitar at the age of 10, and  I've been fortunate to have studied with some truly great players. Vic Juris, who is Head of the Jazz Department at Rutgers University and William Paterson, Jerry Topinka, Harry Leahey and Jeff Becker.

Projects I have been associated with-

CBS Recording Artists and R/B Legend(s), Ted "The Wizard" Mills/Blue Magic-in support of the "From Out Of The Blue" CD tour.

WHERE'S MARY with Prophet/Edgar Cayce front man RUSSELL ARCARA (Atlantic Records/Polygram Records). That proved to be a long standing musical relationship. That collaboration turned into the band-Where's Mary. We garnered substancial national and local attention, and Major Label notoriety (Sony 550, Epic, CBS).

JOE LYNN TURNER - I was approached to join legendary Rainbow/Deep Purple/Yngwie Malmsteen front man Joe Lynn Turner for a live Nation Wide appearance on radio station WDHA to perform 2 of Joe's Mega Hit Singles acoustically....Street of Dreams, and Stone Cold. The acoustic versions of the songs were recorded live on WDHA's Tourbus and released officially on The Tourbus CD.  It was in heavy rotation for over a full year. 

I also appear on Joe's 2003 release simply titled JLT


Some other notable projects have appeared on:

Skin Tag CD(2001) - (Now & Then/Frontiers). Featuring vocalist Jimmy Lawrence (Polygram Artist and MTM).
The Way CD (2005) - TOP 30 BEST SELLER (NEH Records: November-2005) With Russell Arcara (Atlantic Records/Polygram Records)

and Steve DeAcutis (Polygram Records) As a writer and player, which also features drummer Niz Z. (John Mayer, Blake Shelton, Chris Cornell, Genesis, Alana Davis, Billy Squier...).

Performed or Recorded with:

Gad Elbaz - Israeli Superstar  CLICK HERE TO WATCH
Alex Clare - Sony Music artist best know for his mega hit TOO CLOSE. LISTEN HERE
Sara Mather (American Idol 2005 Top 10 Finalist)
Jeff Levine (Hall & Oates, Joe Cocker, Whitney Houston, Carly Simon and many more)
Marc Muller (Shania Twain)

Jerry Topinka
Rami Jaffe (Wallflowers, Foo Fighters)
Oz Noy
Al Pitrelli (Alice Cooper, Megadeth, Trans Siberian Orchestra)
Tony Scaglione (Whiplash/Slayer)
Tony Bono (Whiplash/Into Another...)
Josh Dodes
Asaf Shore (producer, top session drummer)
Zak Soulam (Trans Siberian Orchestra, Dee Snider)
Stacy Smith (Atlantic Recording Artist)
Members of Highway 9

Chandler Mogel
Henry Robinson (Lifespeed)
Bone Daddy - Kiss Compilation-KAOL 2 - Creatures of the Net (1998)
Performed  at the 2010 Telluride Blues Festival, Colorado (attendance 40k+)

Wild Rose

Sherwin Williams - Minwax TV Spot - Acoustic Guitar (2015)

Syndicated TV Experience: VJ/Host on the Nationally Syndicated Music Video show "Video Spotlight".

In addition, I have also been hired to record numerous jingles and sessions, and am always available for hire.
Playing Bass with American Idol Sarah Mather
With my friends Jerry Topinka and Martin Taylor-both jazz guitar legends.
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