With MEINL since:
October 26, 1982
Place of birth:
Currently living in:
Favorite MEINL cymbal:
Car that you currently drive:
Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:
Hang out with my family and friends, travel with my family and spend time tinkering in my garage.
Ice cold Cherry Pepsi (I try to stay away from it though...)
Dad and the Radio
Highlight of your career so far:
Hard to say, but taking our music into North Korea was definitely one of the most memorable moments. The fact that the music allowed us to meet real people there instead of just knowing about what you hear on the tv was really cool.
People don't usually compliment me with words like "mind-blowing," "boundary-pushing" or "innovative"...they usually just say "solid." I guess I'm okay with that.
Drumming means to me:
A nice blend of work and pleasure.
Advice for up and coming drummers:
Copy what you hear and don't over-complicate it. Space is just as important as the stroke.
How would you describe yourself:
Pretty normal guy who hopes to never take for granted that he gets to do this music thing. I want to be thankful and faithful to the things that allow it to happen.
When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:
I was a faithful Husband, Father, Friend and Servant.