Born William Thomas Gardiner April 11,1956 in Darby,Pa.
Studied PIano with John Dougherty in Glenolden.
Studied music at Interboro High School in Glenolden Percussion Major in Classical ,Jazz Band
Marching Band Drum line Leader.
Played drumming Gigs for hire beginning in 1970. After playing for six years in Kid bands with older brother and even older musicians who came to trannsport the young drummist to the gigs.