- From Baltimore (lives in Glen Rock, Maryland). He was born in St. Louis, MO.
- A banjo player since age 15, he has worked with Peter Rowan, the Tony Rice Unit, The Rice Brothers, the Lynn Morris Band, Mark Newton and many others.
- 2009, joined Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen.
- 2013, won the IBMA Award for Banjo Player of the Year.