Started playing @ age 8 or 9.Mom took me to my first paying gigs in 1963. By '64, my first car had to fit around my kit,I was on my way! Spent next 30 years playing with bands around Tacoma/Seattle area, Including Adam Wind(2or3),Silverfox,CherryJack,21st Century Fox, etc.Including several C&W bands. Did Seattle Youth Symphony, And Stan Kenton Stage Band Camps, Both during High School. Attended Olympic College under Ralph Muchler(Music dept)Toured All over Orient in '79,& 80 with 21st Century Fox. Played with the Don Alverson Trio, and Prohibition Jazz Band. Also played every disco-pop room in Pierce & Kitsap Counties. Had own duo-quartet for 15 yrs. Play everything from Blues,Country,Pop,Swing,Latin,Rock,Jazz,Standards.30's.40's.50's.60's.70's.80's. No Grunge,rap, or Heavy Metal-Sorry!