Saxophonist, pianist, and educator. Born February 8, 1930 in Greenville, South Carolina; died August 17, 2005 in Riverdale, Maryland.
Attended Howard University in late 1940s. Following service in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1957, he joined the Howard Theater house band, succeeding Rick Henderson as its musical director in 1964. Taught music at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup, Maryland