David Letterman's musical director, bandleader, and sidekick for over 30 years.
He performed at local bars while attending the University of Toronto.
He was a member of "Saturday Night Live's" house band from 1975 until 1980.
He married Cathy Vasapoli in 1990, with whom he fathered two children.
He and "The World's Most Dangerous Band" from the NBC Letterman show were featured in the 1992 film, "Beethoven," playing "Roll Over Beethoven" by Chuck Berry.
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