Canadian trumpet player. Born and bred and began his trumpet studies in Kitsilano. He later studied in Toronto, New York and Los Angeles. He is a much sought after session and live performer who is comfortable in virtually all styles of music, having played everything from principal with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra to Jazz chairs in bands lead by some of the great jazz artists of our time including Ian McDougall, Ernestine Anderson and Louis Bellson. He has also recorded or played with Yes, Aerosmith, The Barenaked Ladies, Colin James, Boz Scaggs, Barbra Streisand, Natalie Cole, Michael Buble, The Temptations, Gladys Knight, Shirley Bassey, Martha Reeves, Johnny Mathis, Gino Vanelli, The Tragically Hip and Diana Krall. Additionally, he has often been called to play for such Broadway musicals as Miss Saigon, Kiss Of The Spider Woman, 42nd Street, The Full Monty and West Side Story.