Lead guitarist for Hootie & the Blowfish who helped the band release five albums between 1994 and 2005.
He earned a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of South Carolina in 1989.
He began his solo career in 2000 with his debut album 30 on the Rail.
He is divorced from Laura Bryan.
He co-founded Hootie & the Blowfish with Darius Rucker in 1986.