studied music at the Boston Conservatory, the New England Conservatory and
the College of Saint Rose.
He is a multi-instrumentalist with backgrounds in classical, folk and
In 1984, Jeff won first place in the New Twists for Banjo contest judged
by Tony Trischka and was nominated instrumentalist of the year by the
Northeast Country Music Association in 1988 and 1991.
He has performed in a wide variety of bands and ensembles from the rock
group, Orion (who released two movie soundtracks) and the Hagar Twins (of
"Hee Haw") and Troy Shondell (of "Tell Laura I Love
Her") and for musicals such as "Grease," "West Side
Story" and others.
He is a music instructor at the Burnt Hills Music Academy.