He first worked with Sabby Lewis and then, after service in the United States Navy freelanced for a time in Chicago. From 1951 to 1953 he worked in Earl Hines's band. He can be heard on albums by Paul Gonsalves, Zoot Sims, and Mose Allison.
- 8 Vocals
- 819 Instruments & Performance
- 48 Writing & Arrangement
- 7 Featuring & Presenting
- 3 Conducting & Leading