Al was born on June , 1957 in the State of New Jersey. He presently lives in Salisbury Mills NY. His infleuence is Merle Haggard. He wrote all the songs on the Riversedgeband "CD" MEMORIES. Other songs on the CD are Pushin Country, Jump and Spring of 75'. He is the rythm player in the band but his vocal is his instrument.The power of his voice is something unimaginable and people are in an awe when they hear him sing. He has a new song out called Bottom of the Glass and is presently working on a few more songs which will be something for you to look foward too in the near future.