Guitarist and Producer located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Main work in the area of instrumental music. Founding member and guitarist with jazz group Parisota Hot Club 2001 to present.
Guitar playing odyssey began in the autumn of 1966 at a church basement teen dance in Hopkins MN as lead guitar player with the Surfers....Played the blues with Mojo Buford Blues Band '69-'70.....countless lounges, nightclubs, bars, etc. throughout the '70's...worked with various bands while staying up late in Chicago '79-'84.....dabbled in country...bought a tuxedo... hotel gigs doing jazz and pop in the '90's....met French expatriate Raphaël Fraisse in 2001 and voila! Parisota Hot Club.
Notable groups: The Surfers '66-'67... Mojo Buford Blues Band '69-'70... Brave New World '71-'72... Philadelphia Story '75... Fingerprints '77-'78... Big Daddy Kinsey and the Kinsey Report '84... Parisota Hot Club 2001 to present
Some memorable performances: "Organ notes with Swanni" 1967 TV appearance with the Surfers... B.B. King show at the Depot in Minneapolis 1970 with Mojo Buford...opening for U2 at Park West in Chicago 1981 with Desmond....playing Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis with Parisota Hot Club 2005...