Friday, April 7, 2017

Drummer Big Al Schneider Joins the Fight Against Hunger in San Diego

Al Schneider will be joining the Brewers & Blues Against Hunger tour in the great San Diego area joins the host band Wild Pack on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Vista at Aztec Brewing and Thursday, June 15, 2017, in San Clemente at Left Coast Brewing Company.

Al has been playing drums professionally at age 14, circa 1955, when Rock & Roll first started, Big Al worked his way across the USA and around the world more than once backing headliners of the day such as The Coasters, The Platters, 3 years with the Everly Brothers, The Walker Brothers(in England), heading his own group, The Vendells, in Las Vegas, and an award winning jazz group at the legendary Light House in Hermosa Beach California, where, oddly enough, he joined a locally famous "surf band" called "The Belairs" who were enjoying recognition from a hit record titled "Mr. Moto".


Other groups include Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, Donnie Brooks, The Righteous Brothers, Bobby Reydel, Tony Joe White, Redbone(Pat & Lolly Vegas), and The Drifters. Recently relocated from Los Angeles and settling down in Carlsbad, Ca. near San Diego, Big Al continues to play drums, "lockin' in the groove" for various other bands in the area such as Nathan James, Big Jon Atkinson, Cadillac Wreckers and Chickenbone Slim...also worked with Kim Wilson, Anson Funderberg, Al Blake, and Larry Taylor... Big Al also served as a Jam Master/Host for the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise Pro/Am "JAMARAMA".

Al's Brewers & Blues Dates
SHOW TIME: 6-9PM
2330 La Mirada Dr. Suite 300,
Vista CA 92081 • 800-706-6324
ALL-STAR MUSICIANS & SPECIAL GUESTS
Chet Cannon of Chet Cannon and the Committee (more)
Stoney B. of Stoney B. Blues Band (more)

Big Al Schneider of Chris Fast Band (more)

Michele Lundeen (more)

1251 Puerta Del Sol • San Clemente, CA 92673
c: 949-558-6944 • w: 949-276-2699
ALL-STAR MUSICIANS & SPECIAL GUESTS
Big Al Schneider of Chris Fast Band (more)
Michele Lundeen (more)