1966: discovers the Monkees, life is irreparably altered.
1968: becomes cognizant of groups with weird names (Beatles, Who, others)
1970: relocates to London, England; begins piano lessons from concert pianist and landlord;
visits Stamford Bridge, results in lifelong dedication to Chelsea Football Club
1972: extensive musical exposure; relegated to Cleveland OH; first exposure to the Grateful Dead via a commercial for the Public Hall concert during afternoon tv - mind is irreparably altered
1975: begins playing guitar for reasons now lost to memory; relocates to Houston TX
1976-1982: extensive exposure to European music of various genres - krautrock, folk-rock, electronica, prog, ...
1981: first Grateful Dead concert July 3rd at Summit Arena Houston TX
1982-1984: Attended North Texas State University, studying Jazz and Classical Theory, Jazz Guitar
1984: First Band formed - 'Random Factor' - breaks up after several unexplainable, curious coincidences during a road trip to Austin
1985: moved to Austin; formed new band - 'The Fold' - which folds after a few gigs. Realized the importance of proper band naming!!
1987 - 1992 - Attended San Jose State University studying Composition, 20th century Music, Recording, Electronic Music
1990: formed the BlissNinnies with Jerry Brown, David Lichterman, Nick Chargin, Mark Danely; take up residence at South Bay Action Center, San Jose CA
1990 - 2000: many, many performances with BlissNinnies and Old Dead Bug
1993: first New Year's Eve show at Works Art Gallery with opening act Old Dead Bug
1994: joined Old Dead Bug as lead guitar/vocalist; New Year's Eve at Latino Arts Center featuring Old Dead Bug, BlissNinnies, Soup (Grampa's Chili), Fellaheen
1997: released Old Dead Bug's 'Monkeys By Nature' CD
2000: released BlissNinnies' 'Yesterday's Child' CD
2000 - 2009: played with various bands including periods with BlissNinnies and Old Dead Bug
2009: joined Grampa's Chili as lead guitar/vocalist
2012: released Grampa's Chili CD
2014: released Grampa's Chili 'Bring a Bowl - Live in Felton' DVD