I started taking lessons from Ethel Starr in the 1960’ and started teaching in 1976.

I have played with many local and regional bands, I have played shows with Ray Charles, Bo Diddley, Edgar Winter , Robbie Kreiger, Colin Raye , Joe Louis Walker ,and many more... I Teach all levels and styles ...I am equally known as an acoustic folk/country player as am as a blues / rock / country electric guitarist , but have experience in jazz and jingle writing and recording too.....Bass ,Mandolin , Mandola , Mandocello, Plectrum, tenor and five string banjos are among the many instruments I am at home teaching too...