- From New York. Lived several years in Colorado before moving to Portland, Oregon.
- Has played with several bluegrass bands from New York to Seattle, including The Virginia Mountain Boys, Del McCoury’s Dixie Pals, and Generic Bluegrass.
- 1983-1989, played banjo with Front Range.
- 1985, won the banjo, mandolin and guitar contests at Telluride.
- 1998, joined Sam Hill (an Oregon-based band).