I've heard of him of course, but only recently listened to some tracks sitting in my iTunes.
Stream a couple songs on his myspace page here
A little bit of his bio from the IMDB.
- Performs an immensely popular, semi-improvisational cabaret act at L.A.-based nightclub Largo, every Friday night. Music producer/composer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He collaborated and/or produced albums of Aimee Mann, Fiona Apple, Rufus Wainwright, David Byrne, and the Eels.