Your father was a professional boxer and you did boxing when you were younger. Does anything that you learned from boxing apply to your path with music?
What have you done during your life’s music career? (Bands, local scene?)
I played sax and sang lead vocal in local groups in the early years. I played drums/vocals with various trios in L.A./Hollywood, Conga drums and percussion with a Cuban trio. Drums and was leader of the Impulse jazz group. Currently I play Piano, and am a Singer/Songwriter.
About 3 years ago, I was called to do a reunion with a band called “SunBurst” I used to be their lead singer. I played that day with my childhood friend Albert Lucero, he had been writing with a production company for the late Barry White. Members of the production company were there that day. I got a call the following day to record songs meant for Barry. After about a year of studio work, I started picking at the piano and writing songs and discovered I could at last hear things like alternate bass notes and voicings that enabled me to write down what I was hearing. I started writing lyrics that are true to what I feel.