Known for his work with the Washington, D.C.-based band Angel, this rock keyboardist also formed two other music groups: Giuffria and House of Lords.
His first two albums with Angel -- Angel and Helluva Band-- were released in 1975 and 1976, respectively. He recorded four more albums with Angel before the group disbanded in the early 1980s.
He operated several casinos in Las Vegas, Nevada and Biloxi, Mississippi.
A native of Gulfport, Mississippi, he later lived in Los Angeles, California and Washington, D.C.
His House of Lords band's eponymous debut album was released on Kiss bassist Gene Simmons' music label.