Respected songwriter who has penned tracks for prominent artists like Tina Turner and Bay City Rollers. As a solo artist, he has released albums like 1980's "Island Nights," which cracked the Top Ten on the Japanese album charts.
He began teaching himself to play guitar by listening to popular singles of the time and later studied at the renowned Peabody Institute.
He performed as a pianist for Little River Band from 1990 to 1997.
His mother bought him his first guitar when he was eight years old.
He wrote the 2001 song "Legend in the Sun" as a tribute to legendary Orioles player Cal Ripken Jr.