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Ken Francis
Percussionist
Dallas, Texas










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PERSONAL MUSIC HISTORY

Trombone at 13.
Played jobs with dance bands and played with community concert bands from 16 till late 1980s.
Army band for 2 years.
Drum Kit at 19. Played with combos.
Booked and led some jobs in NYC, San Antonio, Dallas till Late 1980s.

BANDS/GROUPS I HAVE PLAYED OR AM PLAYING IN

*Drum toys with NHB Dallas for about 7 years.
*Trombone, some arranging with Plano NHB for 1 year.

CAREER/RETIREMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Printer/Traveling the US and Canada, mostly hiking forests, deserts, mountains, and along the oceans, rivers, lakes.
*Can't do any more.

FAMILY

Wife Mary Jo
Daughter Tanya
Son Michael

INTERESTS/HOBBIES

*Becoming a better musician
Reading, mostly non-fiction and bible

OTHER

*Hospice volunteer since 2001