Jeff partners with Frannie on all of her CDs and works as her co-producer, arranger, musician playing many instruments live and computer based, co-writer, recording engineer and is intimately involved with the mixing and mastering process.
Jeff’s life-long career in music has encompassed performing, composing, arranging, producing, singing and songwriting. Jeff played guitar with Hall & Oates for two years, touring all over the world and played on recordings including the solo on “Kiss On My List”. He played with many other artists including Laura Branigan, Graham Nash & Dan Hartman. His songs have appeared in John Sayles’ movies, “Brother From Another Planet” and “Lianna”. Patti Austin recorded Jeff’s song “Good in Love”, on her Love is Gonna Getcha CD and over 40 songs have appeared on daytime television shows, including Scotti Brothers’ release of “Together Forever” from As The World Turns. Jeff’s Clio winning television and radio work includes writing, arranging, and producing for Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Wynonna Judd, Ray Charles, Aaron Neville, Leann Rimes and Steve Harwell (Smashmouth). He wrote and produced music for the hit PBS children’s show Dragontales, and arranged and co-produced Frannie’s CDs, as well as CDs for three Princeton University a capella groups.
Jeff continues to explore and expand his capabilities from live roots rock, jazz, country, new age and pop to the cutting edge of digital audio technology and computer music.