I am a California native and spent my first 18 years in Compton. Needless to say I listened to alot of sixties soul and r&b. I enjoyed Bristish rock as well. When appropriate I try to combine the two styles. In my twenties I played with Side Effect and the L.A. Boppers. The latter is where I started writing. I co-wrote "In the Meantime" and "Boppin". I like to write commercial music with substance. I am playing all parts on my music either by guitars, voice, percussion or keyboards. I feel music can be a powerful tool and when that happens it can change minds and minds can change the world.