Lead and rhythm guitarist for the metal group Megadeth who also performed with Jag Panzer. He worked as a touring guitarist with Nevermore for many years, as well.
He studied classic and electric guitar, beginning to play when he was eleven years old.
He studied classical guitar music performance in college at the University of Denver's Larmont School of Music.
His parents influenced his taste in classical music.
His favorite flamenco guitarist is Paco De Lucia.