is a good keyboard player from a musical family. His technique merges blues, rock, and traditional jazz sounds, somewhat in the vein of George Benson
but not as pop-oriented. In 1991, he issued a recording on Mesa/Bluemoon titled Smile Blue
, with brothers Billy
as part of the ensemble. Subsequent albums in the '90s included 1995's Tear Can Tell
and 1999's Souvenir
. During the 2000s he has appeared on numerous CDs by both jazz and pop artists, including Stevie Nicks, John Mayer, David Sanborn, Jessy J, Kirk Whalum, Al Jarreau, Patti Austin, and Larry Carlton.