Skip Heller at Art Tatum's grave

name : Skip Heller

born: Philadelphia, PA, October 4, 1965

home: Couch, Los Angeles (actually, Silverlake)

occupation: arranger/conductor/guitarist/composer/bandleader

worked for/with: Les Baxter, Yma Sumac, Joey Altruda, Dave Alvin, Stan Ridgway, Tony Gilkyson, Katy Moffatt, Big Sandy, Big Jay McNeely, Teller, Ken Nordine, Ray Campi, Sammy Masters, Frenchy, Wonderful World Of Joey, Doug Fieger, East Bay Ray, Robert Drasnin, Uri Caine, the Minnesota Contemporary Ensemble, Billy Swan, Jennell Hawkins, Wanda Jackson, John Gilmore

influences: Sun Ra, Henry Mancini, Frank Zappa, Johnny Guitar Watson, Terry Adams, Mickey Katz, Kool & the Gang

quotable quote: "Life is like high school with money."