Student, Manhiem Music Conservatory, Germany, 1957-1959; graduate, Atlanta Business College, 1962.
Assistant manager, Coral Gables Music, Florida, 1963-1964; assistant band director, Pace Military Academy, Atlanta, 1965-1966; music director, Dekalb School Music, Decatur, Georgia, 1966-1967; composer, musician, Recording Studios Atlanta, 1967-1968; freelance writer, composer, musician, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New Orleans, since 1968; producer, Country Soul Records, Nashville, 1975; president, Owlofus Music, Nashville, since 1970; president, Soul Country and Blues Records, Nashville, since 1970; president, Myownah Music, Nashville, since 1970; president, Crystal Bridge Records, Nashville, since 1970. Consultant National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences, Nashville, 1971-1978, American Song Festival, Los Angeles, 1975-1979, Nashville Song Writers Association, 1973-1984. Arranger, assistant director Atlanta Pops Band, 1966-1967.
The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.
Served with United States Army, 1957-1959. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (producer, writer 1975, public since 1972), Broadcast Music, Inc.(producer 1976, public since 1972).