Al is a husband, dad, recording engineer, music producer, songwriter, bassist and environmentalist. He lives in Cold Spring, NY with his wife, Hope and their two daughters. Al and his brother Ted own and operate The Loft Recording Studios in Bronxville, NY, which was originally founded in 1968 as a children's Film and Theatre Center. Al wrote songs for twenty shows during his tenure as The Loft's music director. He was always interested in recording and during the eighties the Loft space evolved into three recording studios with supporting offices.
The Loft has since hosted hundreds of artists including Rihanna, Richard Shindell, Dave Koz, The Jonas Brothers, Rod Stewart, Donny Osmond, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, NSync, Taj Mahal, John Hammond, Procol Harum, The Skatellites, and The Average White Band. Al has worked in studios from LA to London to Toronto to Nashville to Barbados. In addition to The Bravo Hops, Al also enjoys playing with many other bands and songwriters including The Renovators, Tiki Daddy, Breakneck Ridge, The Costellos, Los Chinese, and Annie and the Natural Wonder Band.
Most people do not know that Al is smiling all the time; you just can't see it. Even when he has no beard, his smile barely shows. He is also able take a nap anywhere, on very short notice. You can more on Al and The Loft on Facebook and elsewhere on the web. Google him for more info.