I am from Baltimore, MD. My early influences are Dennis Chambers, Omar Hakim, Greg Hutcherson, Brian Blade, Jeff "Tain Watts, Cory Baker, John Lamkin Jr., Dave Weckl, Joel Smith and loads more. I attended Berklee College of Music Class of 2007. Ive worked with Meshell Ndegeocello, Jeremy Pelt, Estelle, Domeninco Sanna, Esperanza Spalding, Evan Marien among others. Currently, Im working on solo projects, and still building upon my creative collaboration with Evan Marien. Im also an instructor on the New School Jazz Faculty.