Dianne Reeves' musical director and pianist. He arranged and performed the music for Good Night and Good Luck's soundtrack.
He came in second at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition in 1993.
He debuted his educational video podcast 2-Minute Jazz before unveiling a website in 2011 dedicated to providing aspiring jazz pianists with lessons and online master classes.
His parents were both classical musicians, and he started taking violin and piano lessons when he was three.
He played for the January 2011 White House State Dinner President Barack Obama held to welcome the Chinese president.