No matter how far, all roads traveled lead me back to music.
I'm one of the lucky few who grew up surrounded by music. A decade before I came along, my dad was on the road playing guitar for a living. It only seemed natural for me to follow in the footsteps, and just into grade school I received my first guitar. Short scale for a short person, this was around the time I started on the trumpet in school.
My dad noticed I had picked up on learning pretty quickly, and one day brought me down to the drums and said "do you think you can do this?" laying down a simple beat. About a year later, I played my first gig, a birthday party. It wasn't just a song though, I played the whole set! I was hooked, and have never looked back.
I was in my first rock band with my friends from school at 14, and was a featured endorser with a national percussion brand at 15. Got a lead role in the school musical at 16. I played the Berklee Performance Center at 17. Anything and everything music that I could get my hands on, I was doing.
By the age of 20, I had graduated from the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences. Since returning home I have been recording my own music on my personal recording rig using Pro Tools, the industry standard for audio recording. When you hear those recordings, I'm playing all the instruments, singing all the parts, as well as mixing in-house.
I'm now 28 and have no plans of slowing down. In fact, I'm about to speed up. As I continue the journey, I'm always exploring new opportunities. 17 years after my first gig I'm just as excited to share my passion with others, whether it's from behind a drum set, in front of a mic, or capturing the moment in the studio. I hope you take a look around this site, and enjoy checking out what I love to do. Feel free to contact me through here or via social media- I'd love to hear from you!
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