Emmy Award-winning composer, music producer, and former bassist for the band Impala.
He was exposed to legendary blues musicians while growing up in Memphis.
He won an Emmy for "Best Original Music" for his work on the documentary, "I Am a Man: From Memphis, A Lesson in Life."
He was introduced to music through his mother's eclectic record collection.
He collaborated with Samuel L. Jackson on the films Soul Men and Black Snake Moan.