58 with a few gaps in between playing and recording. I started playing at 8 years of age and continued to play steadily until my mid 20's. I picked it up sporadically in the ensuing years, but most seriously in 2002 when I continued to write and record my own material..
What was the first concert you ever went to?
I reviewed many bands live , but most memorable was a concert featuring Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention in 1971.when he performed his "White, or " "Filmore" material.
What gear do you use?
Les Paul six string, Yamaha six string, various, bass guitars, synthesizer, various steel and gut string acoustic guitars, and drums. 4 two - way speaker cabinets with a studio amp.
What are you looking for from Fandalism?
Critical analysis from a jury of my peers lol :)
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
The Beatles, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Mike Bloomfield, Jimi Hendrix, Paul McCartney, John Lennon from old LPs and experimentation with my band at the time.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
I write, play and record all of my material with a 16 trac digital recording deck and selected mics.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
1,000 to 20 at state fairs and self produced shows. Playing at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland Oregon with Tommy Boise and Bobby Hart.
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
The "White " album by the Beatles because of it's technological innovation and variety of writing.