His professional career began at the tender age of 14, traveling in and out of state with a well-known local band. At age 16, his first professional recording session was in the home of legendary jazz musician George Benson. At 19, he began touring with the R&B singer, Ronnie Dyson. He landed a gig as the Musical Director of the European leg of the Broadway production of "Hair". He's played every major venue, from Carnegie Hall to Madison Sq. Garden, Appearing on The Grammy's, Good Morning America, The Joan Rivers Show, etc. He has appeared in endorsements for Kramer, DiDomenico, Casio, as well as Yamaha guitars. He has toured/played with the best: Dizzy Gillespie, Billy Cobham, Joe, Stephanie Mills, James Ingram, Jonathan Butler, Ashford & Simpson, Patti LaBelle, Morris Day, Luther Vandross, Wayman Tisdale, etc., and as Lead Guitarist for Whitney Houston, 7 x's around the world.