Musician and song producer who gained fame while in the Jay and the Americans. He is known primarily as a doo-wop singer who has worked with many acts.
He played in the band Harbor Lites when he was fifteen.
Jay and the Americans opened for The Rolling Stones and The Beatles for their first performance in the U.S.
He married Marilyn Kaye and they divorced shortly after.
His band played on the The Tonight Show, hosted by Johnny Carson.