Born in Baytown and raised in Barrett Station, Texas. Curtis plays both traditional and nouveau zydeco and belongs to a family music tradition that keeps your foot stomping, head bopping and heart jumping.
He spent his childhood summers with family in Ville Platte,LA. At the age of 15 Curtis received his first accordion. He learned all that he can, soaking up the sound from family, friends and musical heroes such as Clifton Chenier, Rocking Dopsie, BooZoo Chavis, Beau Jocque and John Delafose. Curtis also plays drums, rubboard, and lead guitar and is currently working on the bass. Since 2000 he has been the leader of The Creole Zydeco Band.
May 4, 2010 launched the bands first CD called We’re Ready. The CD has 12 outstanding songs. Curtis wrote, arranged, and produced, 8 of the 12 songs on the CD. Curtis is striving to be considered one of the top bands in the music industry. His hard work, leadership, and showmanship will support the band in their quest to achieve high standards.