Born Brooklyn, 4/30/60. Started violin, switched to mandolin, and electric mandolin in high school. B.A. in music theory and composition at Drew University, Madison, New Jersey. Played with LA-based fusion band ‘Blue Fish” from 1982-1990. M.M in musicology from New England Conservatory, 1988. While in Boston, played with Ben Street, Thomas White, Jimmy Mover.
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