VINCE LITTLETON has been playing music professionally for over 20 years. He has been the drummer for the successful tribute band Super Diamond since 2001. He also teaches private drum lessons at Bananas Music.

Originally from Spokane WA, Vince received a B.A. in Music Education at E.W.U. in 1990. He then moved to San Francisco to tour and record with Merl Saunders for seven years (with Michael Warren and Michael Hinton).

International Tours with: Don Walser, J.G.B., Michael Mannering, Darol Anger, Rick Danko, Big Bang Beat, Kingfish, Tom Rigney, Mollie O'Brien, Arnie Carruthers, Don Larson, David Nelson, Brian McCarthy, Missy Raines, Ali Khan Band, Johnnie Johnson, The Mermen, and many others.

Television Credits: The Late Show with David Letterman, CNN, KRON, Nash Bridges, Joe Bob Briggs at the Drive In (Showtime)

Video Games: The Sims-Hot Date (E.A.), Hotwheels Need for Speed (E.A.), Toe Jam and Earl-Panic on Funkatron (Sega)

Film: Tales from the Crypt (HBO) Rediscovering the Amazon (Moon Dragon)

Theatre: Grease, Fab, Les Miserables, Oliver, Oklahoma, The Oracle, and The Coverlettes Cover Christmas

Dance Accompanist: College of Marin, U.S.F., Rhythm and Motion, ODC, Lines, The San Francisco Ballet

Orchestral: Wenatchee and Spokane Symphony, E.W.U.

Vince can be heard on CDs featuring Jerry Garcia, Bonnie Raitt, Dr. John, John Lee Hooker, John Popper, and Trey Anastasio

Vince's original music CD, Hall of Sound, is a unique blend of ambient world music with a large array of drums and percussion. Inspired by the film soundtrack work of Peter Gabriel and Planet Drum, Vince assembled a large ensemble of world class musicians to create an international soundscape which has been featured on United Airlines in- flight entertainment.

Vince is endorsed by Paiste cymbals, Evans drumheads, Pro-Mark sticks and Fredrico percussion.

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