At Arts for Learning, we’re mourning the loss of a beloved staff member, Tina Lassiter, who passed away on January 10 after a long illness. Tina served as A4L’s Finance and Administration Manager for the past three-and-a-half years, but as CEO Chris Everly says, she was much more than that. “She was really an ambassador […]
As a young percussionist, Gary Garlic came to Hampton Roads in 1988 as a music education major at Norfolk State University. After leaving college to pursue a career in music, he has had the privilege of performing for a living since 1994 when he was hired as a drummer at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.
From there, Gary played cruise ships, and toured. He has shared the stage with some very good company, including the Temptations, Chris Vadala (from Chuck Mangione), Najee, gospel legend Albertina Walker, James Brown, Ricky Smiley, Danny Glover, Jasmine Guy, Russell Simons, Earth, Wind & Fire, Tim Reid, and Donna Summer.