SHARKS



PHIL WEISS - DRUMS
Birthdate - August 8th

Tell us something about your musical background - such as which other bands you've been in, who you've been influenced by, what instruments you play, etc.
I've been in contemporary jazz bands to hard rock bands and blues.
Many drummers have influenced me, primarily Steve Gadd.

If ("if"???) you were talking to someone about Sharks, what would you say about the band - how would you describe the music, the gigs, the vibe, etc?
Funky, real music... groove oriented.

Please use three words which best describe each of your bandmates and yourself:
Rachel: Sings songs
Randy: Plays bass
David: Plays guitar
Phil: Drums drums

SHARKS - PHIL WEISS

What are your top five favorite albums of all time, and for each one why?

What's the proudest moment in your life/career, and why?
Watching my kids develop. Going on tour with Star People.

What's the best gig you've ever seen, and what made it so?
Richard Tee Band at the Bottom Line (NYC) The band was composed of all my heroes at that time...amazing show!

What bands do you think were the most influential during...
(a) the 60s - Jimi Hendrix Experience
(b) the 70s - Beatles
(c) the 80s - Bad Brains
(d) the 90s - Nirvana
(e) this century - Beatles

Who would be in your fantasy band line-up (with yourself in the line-up too if you want!)?
Steve Gadd, Chuck Rainey, John McLaughlin, Richard Tee, Tower of Power horn section

Alive or dead, fact or fiction, who are your top five heroes or heroines?

What's your ultimate ambition?
To continue to progress as a person and artist.

Please give us a message for Sharks fans.
Dig the music... STOP WATCHING TELEVISION!


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