Plays banjo with a group called the Disco Mountain Boys but is best known as a world-renowned fine artist. He is a Master Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America and holds Master Status with the American Impressionist Society.
1969, moved to Southern California where he played at various times with Byron Berline, Dan Crary, Pat Cloud and other SoCal musicians. He formed a band called the Tarzan Swing Band.
1978, moved back to Indiana, his home state, where he has focused primarily on his fine art pursuits.
2011, released solo project called Road Trip (Moon Surf Records) featuring guest musicians Jeff Autry, Randy Kohrs and other bluegrass artists.