Born and raised in Minnesota, I grew up in a musical family. After earning my Bachelor\'s degree in Music Education, I went on to teaching, which did not pan out to be the right direction for me. I then went on to a career at a major corporation where I worked for approximately 26 years and then retired. Currently, I am following my dream - creating my own recordings in my own studio. I gig out on occasion, but primarily now I work as a studio musician. I enjoy writing and playing a variety of genres.