Birthdate: September 12th.
Year you started at 97 Rock: Labor Day Weekend, 1996. I engineered the John Mellencamp "Backyard BB-Q" live from a backyard in Grand Island.
Hometown: East Amherst.
Favorite Classic Rock Artists: The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Paul McCartney, and Eric Clapton.
Favorite Guitar Hero: Jimmy Page.
Favorite Album: The Beatles, Rubber Soul. They came of age with this masterpiece.
Favorite Movie: The Godfather.
Favorite Food: Salmon, and anything Italian.
Alcoholic Drink: Grey Goose Orange Vodka.
Restaurant: Dandelions, in Williamsville, which also is home to Rob's Comedy Playhouse. Try the "JP Salmon Salad".
Local Sports Star: Brian Moorman. Pro bowl player on the field, class act off it.
Pets: No thanks.
Favorite Buffalo Jill: Valerie , Angelina, Keisha and Christina
Favorite Concerts: The Who at the Aud in December of 1979, the night after 11 members of The Who "family" were killed. I talked with Roger Daltry backstage that night after the concert It was by far my most surreal backstage concert experience. The show was one of the most emotional a Buffalo concert crowd would ever witness. Led Zeppelin at The Aud in 72, and Bruce Springsteen at The Aud in 1980. Bruce and I talked about Motown music and 1950's autos after the concert ended after 1am!
Biggest Concert Thrill: Seeing Paul McCartney for the first time.
Standing with the most iconic bass guitar in music history, the legendary Hofner! This was taken at
The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas when I went to see "LOVE" for my birthday.
What makes this Hofner so special is it's signed by all four "Fabs"
With my friend and 97 Rock fan, Katie
Original Beatles drummer Pete Best
Hanging before the Bruce Springsteen concert (3/08) in the E Street Lounge with Little Steven and my friend Christine
J.P. with Matt from Make-A-Wish. He was recently sent to London for an exclusive Beatles journey, courtesy of Make-A-Wish