I started playing drums in the North East Bronx, playing in local bands such as Spice. My first professional gig was with Larry Young the jazz organist. I continued to work with other jazz artists such as Herbie Mann, Gato, Barbieri, Robin Kenyatta, Roy Ayers, Micheal Franks, Jon Lucien and Herbie Hancock. I worked with great R&B and gospel singers: Cissy Houston, Blind Boys Of Alabama, Soul Stirrers, Pops Staple, Etta James, Martha Wash and Phyllis Hyman. Rock artists I worked with: Donald Fagen, Walter Becker, Micheal McDonald, Rob Dupree, Chrisse Hynde, Boz Scaggs, B-52s and Shawn Colvin. The recordings I have made are Sun Belt Herbie Mann, Lenny Pickett and the Borneo Horns, Marc Anthony Asi Como Hoy, B-52s Cosmic Thing, Steely Dan Two Against Nature, Danny Kortchmar Slo Leak, Goat Twisted Heart. Bob Telson Calling You. Broadway shows Gospel at Colonus Bob Telson composer, Bring In The Noise Bring The Funk Zane Mark Daryl Waters composers. Cronicle Of a Death Foretold Compser Bob Telson.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceGospel At Colonus, Steely Dan
What Drives Your Creativity?The ideas I have in my head
Why do you choose Vic Firth?Because Joe Testa is great guy.