St. Michael's Grammar School (Old Town Chicago IL.)
Gordon Technical High School (Chicago)
Waller High School (Chicago)
Scottsdale Community College (Arizona)
Arizona State University (Tempe AZ.)
Born and raised in Chicago Illinois.
Began drumming at age of ten.
Played with the St. Michael's Chi-Angels & Spartans drum & bugle corps.
At 16 was V.F.W. Illinois State snare drum Champion.
At 17 played snare drum w/ 3 time National Champion, Chicago Royal-Airs. Winning V.F.W. - C.Y.O. and American Legion national titles. Taking top drums in all 3 shows. Also Taking 2nd place in the V.F.W. National snare drum contest and taking the Top Solo score.
At 19 was stationed in Washington D.C. w/ The Commandants own, U.S.M.C. drum & bugle corps.
Percussion Director, Educator, Clinician, Independent Drummer and Author of Instructional DVD
Has performed & played Drums with such notable musicians and bands as:
Gabriel Magno - (Ted Nugent fame) w/ Chicago's Chameleon