1953 Born Woburn MA to a very musically inclined family Grandmother concert pianist in London Philharmonic
orchestra. Grandfather was a timpanist there too. Uncle Bob London famous piano player and singer in Miami,
Vegas and New York. Friend and musical accompanist to comedians Martha Rae and Jerry Lewis.
1959 Studied in Woburn School System
1967-1971 Studied Musical Theory and Harmony with Robert Hodgson.
1971 Graduated Woburn High School Famous classmates Guitarist Jim Monahan, writer/ actor Eric Bogosian
1971 Attended Middlesex Community College.
1973 Earned certificate in Industrial Processes
1973 Federal Job training program.
Journeyman machinist license
1974 During these early years I played in a couple of bar bands
to make ends meet awaiting full time industry employment.
1974 Married my Best Friend Debra Chuisa August 23, 1974 at St Charles church in Woburn.
1974 Played in Band from Boston area named Sky High.
1976 My most precious daughter was born my " Little Wing" Lisa Marie Slack.
1976 Attended Northeastern University studied Calculus.
1979 My son Daniel J Slack Jr. was born
1979 Bought a home and moved from Woburn to North Reading MA.
Band Sky High dis banded.
1980 Played in various bands weekend gigs weddings and as backup or fill in
until 1984 when I stopped playing professionally and concentrated on raising my family.
1981 My son Stephen Michael was born.
1982 While working full time I taught some classes in math and computer engineering at Wentworth Institute of
Technology in Boston MA.
1983 Worked as a Manufacturing engineer and General Manager of several small companies in New England.
Was key in the development of the Lasik surgical eye laser.
Also helped to deliver key laser armor components for targeting with B2 bomber programs USAF.(classified)
1992 Worked as special applications engineer for Mac Dac engineering. An independent subsidiary of Master Cam.
2001 Diagnosed with rare lung disease and retired from manufacturing.
Began writing songs, playing and arranging music in the studio on piano and guitar.
Recorded some television add and audio visual tracks for commercial clients.
Presently living the country gentlemen's life enjoying my grandchildren and teaching
music to a few private students including my grandsons and granddaughters.
Dreams do come true.