- From Lake Elsinore, California (LA area).
- 1980, 1981 won the Four Corners Regional Flatpicking Championship in Wickenburg, Arizona.
- Has performed with several Southern California bands, including Shadow Mountain with Ron Block and Dennis Caplinger, Damascus Road, a gospel group, Circuit Riders, and Silverado, his current band.
- He is founder and owner of Tricopolis Records.
- 1998, recorded first solo album Quicksand (Tricopolis).
- 2020, died at the age of 68.