Started singing show tunez with my Mom at age 3,..started playing drumz at age 9, trombone at age 11, guitar when I was 12-13, so, i guess i've been playing for 13 years, considering that I am eternally 16 years old....
What was the first concert you ever went to?
When my band opened for Journey on their Infinity tour at a free concert at SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center) in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. in '78 or something......what was memorable about it????!!....really???
What gear do you use?
Firstly,...ME.and,..Les Pauls, Strats, Self Made(BAD-AXE),Trails!!, V's, Firebirds, 3 Marshall 50 watt heads and 3 vintage Kustom 4x12's, talk box, analog delay, (thats it for effects,folks) Pearl 8 pc import blk on blk w/ Sabian 2x18" s, 2x16" s, 1x14", 1x8" splash,1x20" ride,14"hi-hatz, and 2 20" Wuhan China's. 2 DW 5000's, assorted Wood and Chrome snarez mic'd w/ Audio Technica's and CAD's, Shure and Samson wireless unitz, and King 3B w/ F att., Bach 42 w/ F att, and a vintage(very) Accord w/ F att.(Trombonez) .....my favorite piece?,..... you don't know her....
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
Band and Banned., and yet,..Banding.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
I have already jammed with some of the best there iz,..i've been very fortunate in that aspect. but if given a wish i would have a band made of Janis Joplin, John Bonham, Randy Rhoads, Jimi Hendrix, John Entwistle......I would be honored to be in the horn line.w/ my trombone through my Marshall's!!!
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
Smallest,...and somewhere in the distance,..a cricket howls,...chirp,.. Largest: 1/2 a million on the Monument grounds 1980 "Smoke-In" , Washington D.C. opening the show for the "Beach Boys".
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?