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I began early musical studies in Southern CA on classical guitar, later expanding to piano as I became more interested in composition. In my teens I played in various band settings and later did studio work on group and solo guitar. Moving to San Francisco in the mid 70's I focused on solo guitar improvisation - performing regularly at The Vorpal Gallery. I soon became fascinated with concert production. For a dozen (rewarding) years I balanced my day job as Computer Systems Manager with innovative concerts for soloists and small ensembles performing works from classical to jazz in a variety of venues. From small, popular dinner shows such as "Acoustic Cafe at La Bodega" to art galleries - as in my "Sunday Concerts at the Intersection" series - I offered a sophisticated audience a musical adventure.
For the last decade I have focused my musical time on original compositions for guitar, piano, voice, and computer DAW virtual instruments. I do my own recording and engineering in my "DAW-solo" studio and have self-produced two concept albums which can be explored via my jom-Music pages.
My compositions rely heavily on intuition greatly assisted by formal training. I have had the good fortune to study personally with: