Born in: Layfayette, LA
Lives in: Lafayette, LA
Drumming since: 1978
Biggest influences: My teachers, Marty Hurley, Dr. John Wooton, Dr. John Rausch, Dr. Robert Schietroma, Ed Soph, Leigh Howard Stevens and drummers whose records I grew up playing along to especially Steve Smith and John Bonham
Favorite album you played on: University of North Texas Wind Symphony, Deja View featuring Deja Vu for Four Percussion Soloists and Wind Ensemble
Favorite album you didn’t play on: every Led Zeppelin album
Career highligh: Having David Maslanka include the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Percussion Ensemble’s recording of Crown of Thorns on his website.
Favorite SABIAN cymbal: 22″ Artisan Medium Ride