Jazz artist known for his decade-long collaboration with Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist
He collaborated with Roy Brooks and Harry "Sweets" Edison on recordings during the 1960s.
He played with the seven-pianist group The Piano Choir in 1972.
He was in White Plains, New York, when he died of colon cancer at the age of 61.
He considered Hampton Hawes, Bill Evans, and Bud Powell to be his primary inspirations.