Student, Berklee School Music, 1970. Student, San Jose State, 1966. Student, Northeastern University, 1971.
Associate of Arts, Manhattan Community College, 1976. Postgrad., Baruch College, 1981.
Pianist Jimmy Wilkin's Orchestra, Detroit, 1960-1962. Staff/touring pianist Motown Record Company, 1961-1963. Leader, pianist Bobby Neloms Quintet, San Francisco, 1963-1965.
Pianist, composer Musa Kaleem Quartet, 1965-1967, The Flowers/The Solid State, San Jose, California, 1967-1969. Pianist The Roy Haynes Quartet, New York City, 1974-1976, The Charles Mingus Band, New York City, 1976-1979. Pianist, composer The Dannie Richmond Quintet, 1979-1982.
Teacher Elma Lewis' Afro-American Institute of Arts, Boston, 1970, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, 1971-1972, jazz classes, New York City, 1976-1978.
Music therapist United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, 1980-1981. Member American Society of Composers, American Federation Musicians.
Son of Robert LaBram and Nebba Kirk-Mial. Adopted; married Marie Broadus. Children: GeMar Rose, Hilary Robert.
Married Karen Luella Hegge.