Born and raised in Muncie Indiana, I started playing mandolin when I was 6 yrs old with my parents gospel bluegrass band traveling on weekends. Learned mandolin, banjo and fiddle and guitar while in grade school. Started playing pedal steel at 17 and lead guitar at age 17. Toured in road bands all thru the 80's and 90's across the US and Canada. My wife is from Saskatoon Saskatchewan, moved there in 2010 and started touring with Canadian Artists till November 2019. Moved to Nashville and been playing Broadway and surrounding area clubs. I have done lots of studio work in Sheffield Alabama, 17 albums for CMH Records in Los Angeles CA. I also do tracks at Backwoods Studio here in Nashville, lead, steel, banjo and fiddle.