He is one of the world’s foremost double bass players. He studied in America under Harold Roberts, Oscar Zimmerman and Roger Scott. He has held Principal positions with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and the English Chamber Orchestra, with who he appeared as soloist in concerts and recordings.
He appears regularly as a soloist with symphony and chamber orchestras, both in his country and abroad. He has also made numerous television and radio broadcasts, presenting a wide varied repertoire from baroque to the twentieth century.
As a teacher, he is Senior Professor of Double Bass at the Guildhall School of Music in London. He gives courses and master classes all over the world and he is often asked to take part as a jury member in international competitions as the Koussevitsky Competition in Moscow, The Concorso Bottesini in Cremona and the Concours de Genêve in Geneva.