Since playing with The Velvetones in Portland, Oregon in 1960, Jack has played drums in small groups, big bands, concert bands, and orchestras playing traditional, be-bop, modern, and avant-garde jazz, country-western, Latin, pop, swing, jump, rock and roll, military, and Broadway music. I played in the III Marine Amphibious Force Drum & Bugle Corps in Vietnam, the Oregon Symphony, and the Las Vegas lounge acts The Del Reys and Sloopy and the Red Barons. Living in Sacramento, CA., Jack played with the Rob Swenson Trio, Sister Swing, Vivian Leigh, Ron Davis, Fred Morgan, The Jazz Auchestra, Swing City, and numerous other ensembles. He also played at the North Seas Jazz Festival with the Consumes River College Jazz Band and performed in Oh What A Night - The Jersey Boys at the Bear Valley Music Festival. Jack has a Bachelor of Arts from University of Portland, and a teaching credential as well as a Masters in Educational Technology from California State University. Jack retired as a classroom music teacher after 33 years in the San Juan Unified School District. Jack is currently playing drums for Dave Bass.