Bassist as well as alto, baritone and tenor saxophonist. Born in Edmonton, joined the band in 1981. He has appeared on many Powder Blues albums & has also written, arranged and performed with the Jim Byrnes Band and his been a jazz ensemble leader in his own right, winning the coveted 'Alcan National Jazz Award'. He has played, written and arranged sessions for countless commercials, movie and television scores and albums over the past two decades. He is also on the governing board of directors of the Vancouver Musicians Union Local 145.