With MEINL since:
February 26, 1976
Place of birth:
Currently living in:
Upstate New York
Favorite MEINL cymbal:
Car that you currently drive:
Same ole crappy white Chevy Corsica
Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:
Smoke ribs, xbox360, go to the woods with my girl.
BBQ!, Thai, and Indian
Coffee, Ommegong Abbey, Water, Horchata
Russ Long, Ray Dimarchi, Mike Heller, and everyone I meet on the road.
Highlight of your career so far:
Too many to name and I'm still waiting for it.
My ability to transcend my immediate genre, and understanding that it's music before it's metal, or pop, or etc., etc.
Drumming means to me:
Communication, Flow, the sound of my brain, Life!
Advice for up and coming drummers:
Always be the student, use everything. Learn as much of the industry as you can in addition to your personal craft.
How would you describe yourself:
Always expanding, always moving forward, a master student. In a hurry!
When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:
"Well....50 years ago when I was in my prime...."