While attending school at North Texas State University, Kirk met bassist Gary Willis. Several years later Kirk found himself in L.A. and immediately re-connected with Gary who had already been in L.A. for many years. The two of them together co-founded the jazz fusion band Tribal Tech!
In celebration of Vic Firth Company's 50th anniversary, we've spent an entire year celebrating Game-Changing Moments in drumming -- including yours! To everyone who shared a story with us this year, thank you! Drumming is a shared experience and we are all brothers and sisters! Your stories have inspired us to continue making the best sticks possible and to continue changing the game for drummers everywhere.
We received thousands of amazing stories this year. Although it was difficult to choose only one story, we're happy to announce that Joe Russomano is our grand prize winner in the Game-Changing Moments contest!Read Joe's Story