Drummer and singer who forms the group, The Presidents of the United States of America, along with Dave Dederer (vocals, three string guitbass) and Chris Ballew (vocals, two-string basitar). The band's Top 10 self-titled debut album (1995) spawned three top 40 singles: ?Lump,? ?Kitty,? and ?Peaches.? The Presidents Of The United States Of America was nominated for the Best Alternative Music Performance Grammy award in 1995; a year later, ?Peaches? was nominated in the Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal category. The group broke up in late 1997.