Bachelor, University Cluj, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cluj, 2002.
Editor Echinox, Cluj, 1971—1983. Member international editorial staff Jazz Forum, Warsaw, 1983—1992. Editor Steaua, Cluj, since 1990.
Associate professor Academia de Muzica, since 1992. Member international editing staff Down Beat magazine, Chicago, since 2001. Producer jazz essay regular program Radio Cluj-Vocea Transilvaniei, since 1980.
Producer Jazzorelief regular program Romanian television Cluj Studio, since 1994. Co-founder jazz-poetry group Jazzographics, Romania, 1994.
Member of Eco-Jazz Napocensis Association (president of honor), Czechia-Romania Cultural Association (honorary), Jazz Journalists Association (honorary), Pen Club Romania.
1 child Lucretia-Rafaela.