Home Base: New York
Style: “I don’t have a clue.”
Influences: Stephen Aron, Tom Patterson, Benjamin Verdery, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Anthony Davis, Michael Gordon, AC/DC, The Who, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Led Zeppelin, Tool, Nine Inch Nails, Van Halen, Frederick Chopin, Maurice Ravel .
Gear: Modified Thomas Humphrey 6-string classical (with RMC pickups), modified Humphrey/Martin Millennium 10-string (with RMC pickups), Audio Technica AT4040 mic, MOTU 828mkII, Mac G4 PowerBook (running Apple Logic 6, Waves, and Nomad Blue Tubes plug-ins), custom buffer box built by Sal Trentino, EAW MS63 speakers, D’Addario and Augustine strings (steel and nylon for 10-string).
Best Moment at GH05: “Hanging out with the other contestants backstage before the show, as well as the acknowledgment of all the unknown guitarists in the world who are out there playing their asses off.”