Gregg Bissonette (born June 9, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American drummer. He has been a touring, session recording, and full-time drum set player in many jazz and rock bands. He is well known for his instructional videos, drum clinics, and for having been a member of the David Lee Roth band.
Bissonette was born in a family of musicians. His father Bud Bissonette plays drums, his mother Phyllis plays piano and vibraphone, brother Matt Bissonette plays bass guitar and his sister Kathy plays Violin. Bissonette started learning to play the drums at age 5 from his father. Bissonette went on to study at the University of North Texas where he was a music education major. He was featured in the famed One O’Clock Lab Band.
After college, Gregg Bissonette joined Matt in the Maynard Ferguson big band and recorded Live from San Francisco. (source)
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