Bachelor of Music, Manhattan School Music, 1962. Master of Music, Manhattan School Music, 1963.
Drummertouring with, Les Elgart Orchestra, United States, 1955-1957; percussionist, Plaza Hotel Show Band, New York City, 1957-1959; accompanist touring with, Leslie Uggams, United States, 1963-1966; conductor touring with, Allen & Rossi, United States, 1966-1968; drummer Broadway show, New Faces of 1968, New York City, 1968; percussionist, Columbia Broadcasting System Staff Orchestra, New York City, 1968-1969; drummer Broadway show, The Me Nobody Knows, New York City, 1969-1971; accompanist touring with, Hal Linden, United States, 1980-1982. Drummer toured with Ford Lincoln-Mercury shows, United States, 1971-1976, Hugh Shannon Trio, New York City, 1980-1981.
Served with United States Navy, 1950-1954, Korea. Association member United States Naval Memorial Association, American Legion, Korean War Veterans Association, American Association Retired Persons.
Son of James J. and Helen (Mullane) F. Widowed; 1 child, Terri Czecotka.