Member of the Mwandishi Sextet and Headhunters Band, both fronted by Herbie Hancock. He can play flute, bass clarinet, and saxophone.
He became known for his improvisation and was picked up to work with infamous jazz musicians.
He has been involved in more than thirty recordings over the course of his life.
He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.
He performed on Miles Davis's album Bitches Brew.