Jazz guitarist who won three Grammy Awards and who played with gospel quartet groups like the Mighty Clouds of Joy.
He developed a reputation as a technical master, relying heavily on arpeggiations in his music.
After transitioning into the neo-soul movement, he worked with D'Angelo and Tony Toni Toné, among other artists.
He grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He appeared on Tupac Shakur's album Until the End of Time.