|Born and Raised:
||Born in Detroit and raised in the Flint, MI in the glory days of the auto industry.
||During my college and post graduate years, I wrote and edited news reels for WFDF radio and WJRT TV. I also did a Religion Newscast on channel 4 in Detroit.
||The bands of Basie & Ellington, Harry James, Les Brown and Benny Goodman. Vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, Jo Stafford, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Diana Krall and John Pizzarelli.
||I've always been a good listener to a variety of music, especially attending jazz and classical events.
||I grew up in Flint, Michigan when that now troubled city was at its height (5 radio stations). I graduated from the University of Michigan (Flint branch) as an English major. I went on to Berkeley Divinity School (Episcopal) in New Haven Connecticut and was ordained an Episcopal Priest. I have been associated with parishes in Birmingham, Grosse Point, Bloomfield Hills and Midland Michigan and Darian Connecticut. In 1990 I came to Chardon, Ohio and soon found 91.5.