Otto took up the saxophone in his
early teens attending Berkeley oriented music schools where he was trained
by well renowned saxophonists.
Having an honest passion for music Otto featured in a number of small
outfits such as Monkey’s Uncle, Thixotropy, Funk Bake and a number of
big bands such as Cutting Edge , Blake’s Heaven, and Big Colours, to
mention but a few.
He was privileged to perform in prestigious venues sharing the stage with
some of the finest musicians in the jazz arena.