Fabian is 10 years old and he has been playing the drums for about a year. When hes not jamming with Dave Hanecek, his daily routine is to put on the headphones and play along to his favorite songs he finds on Youtube.
Fabian strolls in today with the classic California fist bump as Im waiting for East Valley Road to perform on Facebook Live.
“Who is that?” Fabian asks. I said, “These are teen members from Santa Barbara performing in Memphis and thats Maxton on drums!”
We sat and watched the whole show together. I told Fabian about how I used to watch them play at the skate park when they werent much older than he was. “Brandi and Maxton have both recorded here.” I said. “.. and they used the same drums that you play everyday.” I could see Fabians wheels turning as we watched that last song.
As we went into the track room to jam for a little bit Fabian says “Can we try to play what they were playing?”….