Kevin took his first formal drum lesson at age nine. Eight years later he was one of three drummers selected to represent the United States in the US Jazz Abroad Tour 1978, which toured seven European countries. He went on to receive a bachelors in percussion performance at Northwestern University and began playing professionally at the age of twenty. Kevin has performed in a wide variety of media, including television, radio and album recordings. He is regarded as one of the finest players and teachers in the Chicago area. Since 1981 Kevin has maintained a busy schedule as a performer and teacher.
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Joel Spencer (Count Basie, Red Rodney, Barney Kessel)
Billy Cobham (Miles Davis, Mahavishnu Orchestra)