Studied classical and jazz guitar at the Russo Conservatory of Music in Cleveland, Ohio.
Has taught and played professionally for over 40 years.
In 1994, started a business called "The Music Express", teaching music at Pre-school through Elementary levels.
Currently teaching music at schools throughout the Albuquerque, New Mexico area, plus private lessons at Baum's Music
His students range from beginners to advanced in most all styles of guitar.