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It is no secret that my one of my big goals in life is to play drums for Amy Grant!
(I'm really good Amy - maybe we could start an all-girl band, eh?)
Needless to say I got left out of this picture!  *sigh*

Amy Grant with Drummers
"Drummers I have known..."
Amy surrounded by some of percussion's finest
Paul Leim, John Hammond, Keith Edwards, and Chris McHugh
December 31, 1996
Photo by: Steve Lowery

The Stats

bulletMy Background
bulletDrumming since 1988
bulletB.S. in Music from Millikin's School of Music
bulletNumerous Bands/Church Groups
bulletTaught Lessons for 2 Yrs. at a Local Music Store
bulletLots of Practice & Bangin' on Everything
bulletMy Hardware
bulletMy favorite sticks:  ProMark 747 Rock
bulletMy favorite drums:  My own - TAMA
bulletMy favorite cymbals:  Zildjian (10" Splash)
bulletMy favorite skins:  Remo Ebony Series
bulletMy Favorite Styles
bulletAnything That Rocks
bulletAnything With A Good Solid Groove
bulletAnything That Makes Ya Get Up & Dance
bulletSlow Ballads With Rocking Tom-Tom Fills
bulletMy Favorite Drummers/Percussionists
bulletKaren Carpenter (Was that not obvious?)
bulletPeter Erskine (excellent workbooks)
bulletTerry McMillan and anyone else privileged enough to play for Amy (I met him once!)
bulletDave Weckl (wow)

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Karen with her Drums

     "Luckily, drumming came naturally,  I started right off playing, and time signatures came naturally... I don't know how, I mean, it felt so comfortable when I picked up a pair of sticks!" 
     ~~ Karen Carpenter (1981)


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