Started playing music at 4 years old. I play Drums, Percussion, Latin Percussion, Upright and Electric Bass Guitar, Guitar, and Saxophone. Music Major all through Elementary, JR & SR High School and San Diego State University 1978-1980. 1979 Selected out of 300 College Drummers #1 to play the summer at Disneyland’s Space Mountain Stage with The All-American College Show Band. U.S.M.C Recruit Depot Band San Diego 1982-1985.
Venues & Locations:
Opened for Merle Haggard, Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Poncho Sanchez, The Temptations and Chubby Checker. Worked with and backed up; Mary Wilson, Skeets Herfurt and Fattburger. Performed at San Diego Charger Stadium, Disneyland, Reno, Lake Tahoe, Hollywood, Tijuana, Ensenada, Puerto Vallarta, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego.
Styles are based on the old school method of making whatever style of music I am playing feel good first before trying any fills. Accomplished in Jazz, Latin, R&B, Blues, Rock, Classic Oldies and modern pop styles.
I vast experience in Symphonic Percussion. Specialty Timpani
Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Danny Serephine, Billy Cobham, Dave Garibaldi,Harvey Mason, Steve Gadd ,Dennis Chambers, Changuito, Marc Quinones