Smooth jazz musician who has released solo albums like Just Chillin' and has also worked with the group Brown-Whalum-Braun.
He worked as a session musician in the 1980s before putting out his own albums in the 1990s.
He is a Grammy Award winner in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category.
He has six kids and several grandchildren.
He is often compared to fellow jazz Guitarist George Benson.