*Playing professionally since the age of 16.
*Bachelor of Arts in Music, Cleveland State University, 1990.
*Attended Berklee College of Music and Miami University.
*Extensive live and studio experience.
*Well versed in a variety of musical styles.
*Drummer, China Grove, Chicago, 2017 - present.
*Drummer, Smokin Gunz, Chicago, 2004 – present.
*Drummer, Six String Crossing, Chicago, 2011 – 2014.
*Performing and recording as a freelance artist in the Chicago metro area, 1996 – present.
*Private teaching practice, 1997 – present.
*Drummer, West Ridge Community Church, 1999 – present.
*Drummer, Willow Creek Community Church, 2003 – 2010.
*Drummer, Willow Creek Community Church, Casa De Luz, 2003 - 2010.
*Drummer, The JuJuBees, Chicago, 1998 – 2004.
*Drummer, Big Sound Audio House, Chicago, 1999 – 2002.
*Drummer, The Tom Mason Band, Nashville, Tennessee, 1993 – 1998.
*Drummer, Dalton’s Rain, Nashville, Tennessee, 1992.
*Drummer, The Shakin’ Snakes, Cleveland, Ohio, 1989 – 1991.
*Drummer, Buckshot, Cleveland, Ohio, 1983 – 1987.
Freelance Performances Include:
*June Carter Cash
*George Hamilton IV
*Smokin Gunz 2020.
*China Grove 2018.
*Six String Crossing Demos 2011-2013.
*Broken The Band, “Who We Are” 2006.
*Steve Laxton, “Tuesday Night At The Avenue Hotel”, And/Or Records, 2002.
*The JuJuBees, “Six Pack Of Pop”, Big Sound Records, 2000.
*The Tom Mason Band, “Where Shadows Fall”, 1998.
*Tom Mason Band, “Tom Mason Band”, 1995, Gas Station Music.
*Mason/Patton Band, “Mason/Patton Band”, EMI Nashville, 1994.
*Nashville Cowboy Church, TNN television pilot, 1994.
*Various Nashville sessions, mostly songwriter demos, jingles, etc., 1992 – 1997.
*Yamaha Recording Custom Drums
*Yamaha pedals and hardware
*Vic Firth sticks
*Audio 64 IEM's
*Percussive Arts Society
* Sabian Education Network