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George Ford / Bio

George has been playing drums & percussion since grade school. Classically trained in the Wisconsin public school music programs. Learning to read and write music. Also live performance in jazz ensemble, orchestra, concert band, symphonic band & competition summer marching band with Band of the Black Watch.

After graduating from Music Tech / McNally Smith College of music, he started performing live with many great local bands & musicians such as: (Wayne McFarlaine) & Ipso Facto, Shane & the Wild Weasels, Joy of Oil, The Killawatts - featuring (Jeff Loven) of Obsession, (Kelly Peterson) of Rockin Horse, (Tommy Dades) of Slave Raider & Motley Crue's own Tommy Lee, (Dan Breeze) & (Charles Fletcher) of Music Tech teaching staff. The Underachievers Band, Jaded & Wicked Sensation.

He has also performed with: (Bruce McCabe) of The Hoopsnakes, Kris Vox of Hairball and of course Minnesota's own, the legendary Austin Healy.

George has also opened for many national acts including: Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special, Jason Aldean, Molly Hatchet, The Outlaws, Georgia Satellites, Marshall Tucker Band, Leon Russell, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Little River Band, Black Oak Arkansas, Blackfoot, Foghat, Loverboy & Quiet Riot.

George rotates between playing Ludwig, Yamaha, Pearl & Gretsch drums. And uses Paiste, UFIP & Meinl cymbals

General Info

Band Members
George Ford / Drums
Artist Name
George Ford
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/gford
Genres
Rock / Classic Rock / Hard Rock

Contact Info

Location
Minneapolis, MN