Born Stuart H. Tresser in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, New York on July 14, 1949. Started to play piano at 3 years old. First piano teacher was Mrs. Henryetta Klein. Other teachers included Morty Kerssler, Morty Read, Ms. Malady...
The first jazz record I bought was a Verve compilation of 10 LPs! I saved for more than six months and gave it to myself as a
Christmas present. I was about 18 years old. Since then, my love for jazz has taken me to program the only jazz radio station in
Mexico City, Horizonte 107.9 FM.