Has been performing and singing since 1968. He started in the Lincoln Ave and Old Town coffeehouse circuit of Chicago Illinois. In the 70's Kip spent several years on the road opening for such acts as REO Speedwagon, Dan Fogelberg, Jeff Beck, Steve Goodman and Chad Mitchell. In the following years he recorded with several musicians and bands such as Styx, Jim Petrik, Survivor and Simply Vintage.Moving to Steamboat Springs in 2000, Kip performed solo and in several bands including his present endeavor "The Easy Peaces". After relocating to Lincoln City Oregon in 2014, Kip is now playing solo weekly at Premier Resort. Still planning some Colorado and Oregon concerts with The Easy Peaces, Kip is entering his 50th year as an entertainer.