I earned a Bachelor of Music from Berklee, a Masters of Music from New England Conservatory and an Honorary Doctorate of Music Arts from Shepherd University. -
Some of my teachers include Edgar Valcarcel, William Thomas McKinley, Herb Pomeroy, Ran Blake, Anthony D’Bonaventura, Stephanie Tiernan, James Williams and others. -
I taught at Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, Musicians Institute (Hollywood), Cornel School of Contemporary Music, California College of Music and Los Angeles College of Music. -
As an author, I have published books on Latin Jazz, Ear Training and Solfege, Keyboard Voicings, Keyboard Technique, Contemporary Improvisation and other music subjects.
As a producer, arranger, songwriter and keyboardist, I have worked in Los Angeles, New York and Boston areas.