American guitarist who played on the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1984 debut album.
He learned how to play guitar at a young age and joined the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 1983.
He was excluded when the Red Hot Chili Peppers were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, he later resided in Savannah, Georgia.
He played guitar on Bob Dylan's 1986 album Knocked Out Loaded.