Wayne grew up in Philadelphia, playing music in the school system, and in various groups in the area. He has a diverse musical background. Wayne has performed with the Glen Miller band, the Air force Band (NORAD) and various Motown style, jazz and dixieland bands. The best known of these being THE THREE DEGREES, whose recording of “When Will I See You Again” reached #2 in the charts. He is presently retired and living in New Hampshire.