Born in Eugene, OR. Studied violin and voice from age 5, taking up acoustic bass at 15. Studied at Berklee College of Music from '85-'90. Moved to NY in '95, Barcelona in '97 and back to NY in '2003. Recorded and/or performed with Chris Cheek, Bill McHenry, Once Blue, Kurt Roenwinkel, Pat Metheny, Sonny Fortune, Richie Cole, Jorge Rossi, Jeff Ballard, Jerry Gonzalez, Sheila Jordan, Mark Turner, Edward Simon, Joel Frahm and Goerge Colligan. Currently performing around NYC with Adam Niewood, Tom Beckham, Angela Bingham and the Dang-it Bobbies.