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Primary Instrument: Drums

My musical life was set in motion at age 5 when I started taking private drum lessons. After several years of study, my brother (who played piano) and I entertained at our grade school's PTA meetings. My home life was filled with friends of my father - saxophonist - coming to our house to play Jazz because we had a set of drums AND a baby grand piano in the living room. At the age of 13, I was asked to play at a local hotel. The gig turned into 3 nights a week and I was billed as “The Boy Wonder”.

Drafted after high school, I played in the Army band in Georgia and toured with the USO in the late '60s. On a music scholarship at Memphis State University, I studied percussion and drum set and played in the wind ensemble, marching band, Jazz bands and in the percussion ensemble. While in Memphis I had performances with the Memphis Symphony, Bob Hope, Charlie Rich, Al Greene, Danny Thomas and the St. Jude’s Telethon, Clark Terry, and with Yul Brynner in the “King and I” and more. I auditioned for the Opryland Theme Park and moved to Nashville for a one year contract and then moved to Santa Fe — the first time. ...
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