Starting learning at 8 yrs. old. Started playing clubs at 13 and still playing 43 yrs later.
Heavily influence by the 60's, 70's and my older brother who is also a musician.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
In 1967 at the Roanoke -Salem Civic Center in Salem Va. Went with my brother who played in a competition before the concert. It was The Young Rascals, Dave Clark five and Paul Revere and the Raiders. What was memorable about it? - Everything.
What gear do you use?
Yamaha Motiff Rack,
Roland Fantom X8,
About 5 or 6 classic synths.
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Oh Geez! A ton of people! Beatles, Pink Floyd, Tower of power, Steely Dan...I can go on and on! I just like well written, well performed, well mixed and produced music of all genres!
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
Own a band..www.theworxband.com. I started the band and business ( Worx Entertainment) in 1990. I have had the same Musicians since 1996. Covers and Originals. Perform on the average of 138 show a year.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Jon Lord. Too many to list right now!~
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
Lynchburg Riverfest. About 6,000. Opening for Tina Turner, Steppenwolf, Jefferson Starship, Nitty Gritty Dirt band, Keith Urban.
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
Dark side of the Moon! Best album ever! Why would you not like it?
I have to share it with Machine head and Any Beatle album!