Born in Ottawa, ON.
Educated in Toronto, ON. at Northern Secondary School in clarinet and saxophone.
Loaded Dice (Dixiland Swing) 1986 Toronto, ON
Five Guys Named Moe (Dixiland Swing) 1987 Toronto, ON
The Apostles of Cool (Alternative Rock) 1988 Ottawa, ON
Medusa's Raft (Alternative Rock) 1988-1993 Ottawa ON-Vancouver, BC
BUNCO and The Single Malt Quartet (Contemporary Jazz) 1993-1999 Vancouver, BC
Frankie Foo and The Yoyo Smugglers (Ska) 2000-present
Magnolia Brass Band (Traditional New Orleans Brass Band) 2003-present
The Happy Pals (Traditional New Orleans Jazz and Beyond) 2003-present
The Don Valley Stompers (Traditional New Orleans Jazz) 2007-present