Bassist for the instrumental ensemble band Snarky Puppy. He has won two Grammys, one in 2014 for Best R&B Performance and one in 2016 for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album.
He attended the University of North Texas' jazz studies program for four years.
His band Snarky Puppy was voted “Best Jazz Group” in Downbeat Magazine's 2015 Reader’s Poll.
He was born into a military family and as such grew up in both Alabama and northern Virginia.
He has worked as both a bassist and guitarist with rock icon David Crosby.