wWith producer Chas Chandler
I had my first paying live gig playing bass at age 12. I played throughout high school playing
Md.,Del.,Va. Moved to Phila at age 19 playing with the band "Sound Investment". Then went on to play with "USA" and "Magpie" on the circuit for a couple years. Recruited for the renowned "Prowler"-Apollo Artists. toured East Coast for a year.
A phone call from England and it was on a British Airways 747 to London to join the
NWOBHM band "Horsepower". Lived in London SW3 and recorded for EMI Capitol,RCA and Island records. Produced by Jimi Hendrix producer Chas Chandler, also did sessions at Olympic Studios. Being the only "Yanks" on the British heavy metal scene, our much anticipated opening gig at the Golden Lion attracted some real heavies such as Robert Plant, John(Paul Jones)Baldwin, Jimmy Page, Hendrix drummer Mitch Mitchell and Simon Kirke & Mick Ralphs from Bad Co. As reported in the English music newspaper NME "No less than the boring old farts Led Zeppelin were spotted at the Golden Lion to catch the debut of the EMI signed Yank band Horsepower". The British press is ruthless! Gotta say I miss the gammon, eggs and beans for breakfast.
After legal and medical problems(RIP Mike Kennedy) a return to the states and more metal!
Dead End Kids, Killroy, Hide Your Daughters and on to Munich to join the German band "Lionheart" on the set of their new video.
After the stay in Germany it was back again to the Philly club circuit with Drop Dead Gorgeous and Madhouse. In 2000 joined LeCompt and played until 2012.
Check out my movie COVER, a documentary about the cover music business.
I now live in Peoria,Arizona and play bass and sing with the Michael Nitro Band.
In the past 20 years I have been singing and playing bass with:
Buddy Cash Revelation
Buddy Cash Band
Beru Power Trio
Sindi Raymond Band
In The Pocket
Musician Impossible/Wingz & Jamz