Guitar craftsman and luthier most famous for his skill at crafting archtop jazz guitars. His guitars have been the instrument of choice for jazz stars like Bucky Pizzarelli and Jimmy Bruno.
He created his first archtop in 1968.
He is the creator of more than 850 instruments, many of which have been featured in museums like the National Guitar Museum.
He married Cindy Whyte in 1975.
He and Wissam Joubran are both famous luthiers.