BIO

 
PLAYING DRUMS OVER 40 YEARS & TEACHING OVER 20 YEARS
PLAYING THE CLUB SCENE & TOURING FOR 30 YEARS
TAUGHT AT RVP STUDIOS FOR 15 YEARS
TOOK PART OF "BAND TOGETHER FOR KIDS" (Benefit to raise money for kids with cancer) 15 YEARS
A STAFF MEMBER AND CO-FOUNDER OF "ROCK KAMP"
MARK'S DRUM INSTRUCTION - DRUM INSTRUCTOR/ SALES & REPAIR

 

STUDIED W/
 
MOE POTTS (Marc Potosky) " Johnny Winter - Michael Bolton - Billy Falcon"
JIMMY STAVRIS "Jazz Drummer"

 

INFLUENCES
 
THE LATE GREAT ERIC CARR "KISS"
CARMINE APPICE "KING KOBRA - OZZY- ROD STEWART - BLUE MURDER"
VINNY APPICE "DIO - BLACK SABBATH"
STEVE RILEY "WASP - LA GUNS "
BOBBY ROCK "VINNIE VINCENT INVASION - NELSON - LITA FORD"
JOEY SCOTT "LIZZY BORDEN "
STEVE SMITH "JOURNEY - VITAL INFORMATION"
 
  AND MANY MANY MORE

 

BANDS I PERFORMED W/
 
"RAMPAGE" - COVERS 1984
"SWEET LIXX" - COVERS & ORIGINALS " 1988 - 1989
"RYLE" - ORIGINALS 1988 - 1992
"PHANTASM" - ORIGINALS 1996
"BUFF DADDY" - ORIGINALS 1999 - CURRENT

 

BANDS I HAVE OPENED FOR
 
BRET MICHAELS
LIZZY BORDEN
FIREHOUSE
TT QUICK
DOKKEN
QUIET RIOT
DEE SNIDER
SEBASTAIN BACH
STEPHEN PEARCY
YNGWIE MALMSTEEN
WASP

 

CLUBS I HAVE ROCKED
 
LIMELIGHT "NYC"
CAT CLUB "NYC"
LAMOURS "BROOKLYN"
BIRCH HILL "NJ"
LIONS DEN "NYC"
TOADS "CT"
IMAGES "NJ"
CONNECTIONS "NJ"
WEBSTER THEATRE "CT"
WRECK ROOM "NJ"
CITY LIMITS "CT"
CORNER POCKET "CT"
91 MAIN "CT"
HOT JAMZ "CT"
CLUB A'S "NJ"
ANGIE B'S "NJ"
BELVUE BAR "NYC"
COOKS CAFE "CT"
JIMMY'S NIGHT CLUB "PA"
SHORT BEACH SALOON "CT"
CATCH A RISING STAR "NYC"
BAT CLUB "NYC"

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