Drummer who was in the band Mothers of Invention with Frank Zappa.
He attended the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and became a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
He worked as a chiropractor near Eureka, California and Gulfport, Mississippi.
He was raised by his father Glen who operated a gas station.
He and Bill Harkleroad have both played with Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band.