Biography

BORN IN:
Hobart, OK

LIVES IN:
Nashville, TN

DRUMMING SINCE:
1989

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
SAFETYSUIT

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
The Sting drummers (Stewart, Vinnie, Manu), Taylor Hawkins.

FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"Life Left To Go" was our debut album (SAFETYSUIT) and I think it was my favorite because it was our first major label record. We worked hard to get there and to put songs to tape was very rewarding.

FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Ten Summoner's Tales", Sting

CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S):
Working with Howard Benson and Ryan Tedder, and making VH1 "Artist You Oughta Know" #1 Video on Top 20 Countdown.

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
22" Vault Universal Ride

James Arnold

The Mighty Sam Mcclain Band

Terry Sanders

Diamonds Indoor Percussion Ensemble

Geoff Dugmore

Mika

Ray Luzier

Korn, Army Of Anyone

George A. Gray Jr.

Abdullah Ibrahim Trio , Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya