Jazz singer and producer with more than half a dozen albums which have cracked the Top Five on the Billboard Jazz Charts. He produced the song "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head", which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1969.
He was given a position at Scepter Records at eighteen and began producing records the next year.
His career as a singer was ignited after he sang "The Way You Look Tonight" in the 1991 film "The Father of the Bride".
He was married to record producer Stephanie Tyrell until her death in 2003.
He produced several tracks for singer Dionne Warwick including "The Look of Love".