Bachelor of Science in Music Education, Tennessee Technology U., 1982; Master of Arts in Composition, University of Virginia, 1992; postgraduate, Catholic University of America, 1997.
Music director, Musicana Enterprises, Cocoa Beach, Florida, 1982-1985; president, Yesyes Records, Richmond, Virginia, since 1986; assistant professor commercial music, Virginia Union U., since 1990. Producer Sound Music Superior vena cava syndrome, Richmond. Visiting professor music Randolph MaconColl., since 1993.
Member NARAS, Mu Phi Epsilon.
Married Elizabeth Boyd Cherry, June 8, 1985.