Jazz artist who became a fixture in the music scenes of Vancouver, British Columbia, and Toronto, Ontario.
He became a composer, arranger, and performer not just on stage, but also for commercials, films, and CBC and CTV variety shows.
He was a performer for two of the Ontario Science Centre's Sound of Toronto Jazz concerts in the 1980s.
His family encouraged his musical ambitions, and he was playing professionally by the age of 14.
He counted John Coltrane among his greatest influences.