I am a musician, guitarist, singer-songwriter, noisemaker, project studio tinkerer and music instructor.
I have played or currently play in the following bands (from most current to least current): Uncle John's Band, the Rich Whiteley Band, Earth Bombs Mars, Magnolia Creek, Baye Kouyate & les Toukarages, Nichol & the Polar Bears, the Rich & Fil Duo, & others.
I have shared the stage or opened shows for: Oteil and the Peacemakers, New Monsoon, Jake Shimabukuro, Jerry Joseph, Beth Hirsch, Bobby Lee Rodgers, The Codetalkers, Melvin Seals, Tom Constanten, Leni Stern, John Bell & Friends, and many more.
I have recorded 4 full-length studio CDs: Ruby Fizz (2009), Earth Bombs Mars(2007), Radio Wasteland (2003), A Dog or a Bicycle (2000), and the live EP "Live on May 5" (2002).
I grew up in Wilmington DE, and currently reside in Tampa, FL.