What’s your instrument of choice and why?

I’m studying guitar and I play piano too. The harmonic possibilities on each 

instrument are endless!

What are you involved with musically?

On campus, I play guitar in the student jazz ensembles. Off campus, I play electric piano and organ in Those Greasy Bastards.

Who are your biggest influences?

My biggest influences on guitar are Wes Montgomery, Brian Setzer and Pat Martino. My biggest influences on keyboard are Bill Evans, Jimmy Smith and Keith Emerson.

Who have you been listening to lately?

Donald Fagen. Wayne Shorter. Soulive.

What’s your plan for the future?

Currently, I’m in the process of applying to graduate schools for next fall semester.

Any advice for aspiring musicians?

Be yourself!