American composer and jazz drummer who was a part of the Grammy Award winning trio, McCoy Tyner Trio.
He lived in Paris and studied conducting at the École Normale de Musique de Paris.
He was awarded the Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Minister of Culture, Jack Lang.
He grew up with family in Chicago, Illinois.
He was part of the McCoy Tyner Trio for 14 years starting in 1989.