- American Composer and Pianist
- Composed many film scores including 'The Graduate', 'The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter',
'Three Days Of The Condor'
- Academy Award nominations for 'Heaven Can Wait', (1979) 'The Champ', (1980) 'On Golden Pond', (1982) and 'Tootsie' (1983) and The Firm with Tom Cruise.
- He was the conductor for The Andy Williams Show (1963-1965)
- Other TV credits include Baretta (1975), Columbo - Prescription: Murder (1968), It Takes a Thief (1968), and The Wild Wild West (1965). "St. Elsewhere" (1982) One Life to Live (1968)