Harold Shepard - Keyboards

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas
Nickname: Shep
Sign: Cancer
Musical Experience: I started Piano at age 6 and playing in bands since 7th grade. I began jazz studies at age 16 and earned recognition at the Texas State High School Jazz Band Competition as outstanding piano player. I have performed with The Drifters, Clark Terry, Pat Travers, and Elliott Easton
Musical Influences: Grew up listening to Big Band, Swing and 60’s rock – I love Motown and Funk. I learned so much from the music of the 60’s and 70’s
Favorite Color: Too many to choose
Favorite Food: My Steak
Favorite Drink: Grey Goose
Best gig ever performed: Opened for Christopher Cross in 1977 in Austin for about 20,000 people
First band you were in: Stonehenge – 7th grade
First recording you owned: Beatles For Sale
Favorite Vacation spot: What’s a vacation?
Hobbies: Music, Basketball, Cards
When I grow up, I want to be: Paul McCartney