New Jersey Stage 2017: Issue 5 - Page 135

Lanoka Harbor, it was an hour and 10 minutes from my house, and I was on at 10 o’clock at night then. When I moved to Lambertville, everybody was like, ‘Oh, make it earlier so we can listen,’ so I made it earlier from 7 to 9. I’ve had to pre-record some shows because I have gigs on a Sunday. I never had those issues at 10 o’clock at night. a musician since I was 11. When I was 12, my cousin who was five years older than me, gave me ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ for my birthday. It literally changed my life. You wanted to be John Bonham. I heard those drums on ‘When the Levee Breaks’ and ‘Black Dog’ and ‘Stairway to Heaven’ when they came in, and I’m like, ‘I gotta be Why is it worth investing the time this guy.’ I ate, drank and slept Led in all three media outlets instead Zeppelin. So I’ll always be a musi- of playing out more? cian. I prefer to freelance over be- I’ll always be a musician. I’ve been ing in a band. Watch Danny Coleman in Zara Phillips’ video for “Red Boots” NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 INDEX 135