Music has always been integral part of my life. I grew up listening to all different types of music. I asked to take classical piano lessons at age 6 and continued lessons till around 13. I picked up sax at 11 to try something different. At 13, I picked up a guitar and found my instrument.
In the mid 80's I saw an article in the local paper that Stan "Doc" Penridge had moved into the area and was giving guitar lessons. Being a huge Kiss fan since the mid 70's, I had to take lessons from him. Stan would sometimes play at a local bar and he would let me sit in and, for me, that was incredible experience.
In 87 I picked up double bass and played for a volunteer opera company. In 88 I moved to Hollywood, ca and went to Musician's Institute. In Hollywood, I met Rocco Panetta and Les Bloome, who both played on the album. It took until 2017 for us to finally work on a project together.
In the mid 90's I started playing in cover bands in Northern New Jersey and did so, off and on, through June 2017. In May 2017, Rocco, Les and I started recording the album and here we are,....