Influences: The Killers, The Sound, The National, Bright Eyes, The Doors, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Rodriguez, Isaac Hayes, Elliot Smith, Anthony Green, Manchester Orchestra, Annie, Lp, The Chi-lites
I've played a lot gigs over the years as a solo singer - songwriter act, I've also played my part in multiple acoustic duos as well as performing with full bands consisting of a plethora of genres in my time pursuing my craft. From contemporary intimate acoustic coffee shop settings to Rock stages with drunken rowdy spectators From the beer drenched Garages and basements of DIY venues in South East Michigan where you had to rock out or get knocked out. (seriously some of the unfortunate bands that couldn't hack it got there gear smashed or stolen before they could pack it!) From the rowdy honky tonks of Central Pennsylvania towns where I cut my teeth. A few weddings performances where I regrettably stole the show, to hardcore punk venues in Allston Massachusetts and Portland Maine where we packed up on a self funded tour, sometimes driving all night and when gas was low we'd busk on the street. Finally when I relocated to Charlotte North Carolina in 2016 the enchanting southern charm open mics where I sharpened my solo singer-songwriter ship cutting a few albums as I went from studio quality to self produced in closets or when inspiration struck lo fi phone recordings all to try and get recognized until 2017 when I was convinced to pursue more realistic career choices (whatever that means)
Now after taking some time and enduring more life changing experiences as well as honing my craft to perfection I'm at it again. Ready for my shot in the professional entertainment industry. With all my experience I am more than confident in my abilities to but I am still humble keeping my head small enough to learn and stay grounded. I a man of many hats....