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Birthday: October 5, 1959
Birthplace: Lodi, California
Instruments: Drums & percussion
Interests: Drums, Family, Benefits & Church

Troy started playing drums at 10 years old and was influenced by Mitch Mitchell of the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Troy has a wide variety of musical tastes and loves Creedence Clearwater Revival, Neil Diamond, Led Zeppelin, and Latin style percussion. His other drumming influences include John Bonham, Ian Paice, Jeff Porcaro, David Garibaldi, and The Godfather Steve Gadd.

Troy grew up in the east San Francisco bay area playing in bands such as Whisper, Benny and the Jets, 415 and the Eric Martin Band before joining TESLA in 1985. Troy's son, Troy Jr. is also a fantastic drummer. Troy also produces other artists and plays drums on recording sessions in the studio with artists like Ronnie Montrose, Marc Bonilla and others.

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    January 27, 2015 8:40 pmPosted 1 month ago
    Ron McNeiley

    Hey Troy. Ron from ND. Hope to see you at St.Paul MN this summer. We will be there to support Tesla and rockin 4wellness. Thanks bud

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    September 18, 2014 1:31 pmPosted 5 months ago

    I Love the new album! Where is the Phoenix AZ tour date? Please come back to Phoenix guys!

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    August 4, 2014 7:03 pmPosted 7 months ago

    Thank you so much for taking the time to take pics with me after your flight to Missoula. I saw you guys in ’87 opening for Def Leppard at the Salt Palace. Been a fan ever since!! Don’t let your friends call you Luke Skywalker…….it was your last name that got me stat struck and flustered! Hope you enjoyed the Paul McCartney show and I hope I’ll be able to make your Aug 29 appearance at Usana in Utah.

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    July 27, 2014 7:44 amPosted 7 months ago
    Don garber borg

    Well we made it n it was so cool 40 yrs since contact 2 hrs before the jam, vIP passes 1st row seats front n center ( no we did not sit) then after was just bonding, n jeff, what can i say bout jeff a gentleman and a rocker and always on what a funny guy. Troy i was impressed by your band n band mates, n Ohell ya the music n the show , outstandingnight n outstanding new friends

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    July 20, 2014 7:09 pmPosted 7 months ago
    Don Garber Borg

    Joy my brother Tom if you remember Garber from Dublin and I are going to come and see you in Eugene In July maybe you can contact us so we can contact you Tom Lives in Roseburg I live in cottage Grove and Tim and Tammy live in North Carolina Look forward to seeing you play Maybe we can talk


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