Biography

Drum Teacher Fred Gleber

EDUCATION AND ACCREDITATIONS

Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, (B.M.E.), North Texas State University, Denton, Texas 1977

  • Advanced Study in Percussion
  • Additional Studies in Piano, Clarinet, and Bassoon
  • Gerald Unger, Pittsburgh Symphony; Ron Fink, NTSU Percussion and Jazz; Randy Drake Fusion and Be Bop, Henry Okstell Advanced Drumset Studies

GRAMMYS

  • Blue, 2 Grammys

RECORDINGS – CD

  • “Blue”, #1, 1997 on country charts 8 weeks, 2 Grammy’s
  • “The Early Years”, “Blue”, “LeAnn Rimes”, “You Light Up My Life”, “Sitting On Top of the World”, LeAnn Rimes, Rosewood Studio, Tyler, Texas
  • “Hot Rhythm & Cool Blues”, Bobby Chitwood, Summit Studios, Dallas, Texas
  • “Hurt Me”, #30, 1997
  • “If You Need Me”, Robert Ealey, Summit Studio, Dallas, Texas
  • “Is You Is”, Bryon Hilton, Spirit House Studios, Dallas, Texas
  • “Texas Bluesmen”, Joe Jonas, Curley Barefoot Miller, Robert Ealey, Dallas, Texas
  • “Topless”, Keller Thomas, Summit Studio, Dallas, Texas
  • “Live at the Goat”, Pete Barbeck, Fred Gleber and Tim Neilley
  • “Hope Full” & “The Music Grace”, Grace Methodist Church, Frisco, Texas
  • “And the Greatest of These”, Grace Methodist Church, Frisco, Texas
  • “Christmas on Grace Avenue”, Crystal Clear Studio

MOVIES

  • “Holiday in Your Heart”, LeAnn Rimes, Bernadette Peters

VIDEO

  •  LeAnn Rimes in Concert
  • Texas Blues Jam
  • Church Step Blues

TV SHOWS

  •  20/20, 1996
  • American Music Awards,Los Angeles, California, 1997
  • Australia Tour, LeAnn Rimes, 1997, 3 TV Appearances
  • David Letterman, 1997
  • David Letterman, 1997
  • Good Morning America, 1997
  • LeAnn Rimes in Concert at Disney World, Disney Channel 1997
  • Rosie O’Donnell, 1997
  • Rosie O’Donnell, 1997
  • The Tonight Show, 1996
  • The Tonight Show, 1997

TOURS

  • LeAnn Rimes, Alaska, Australia, Canada, United States
  • Ray Price, United States

CURRENT BANDS

  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered, booked by Absolute Entertainment, Dallas, Texas
  • Pete Barbeck and the Blues Jam, Dallas, Texas
  • Grace Methodist Church Band, Frisco, Texas

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
(beginners to advanced on snare and drum set)

  • Brook Mayes
  • Hill Middle School
  • Music Club/The Guitar Academy
  • Music Manor
  • Music Store
  • Zoo Music

BOOKS

  • Drumset Applications, Fred Vergona GLeber, Dallas, Texas, 1994

PERFORMANCE VENUES

  • Astro Dome, Houston, Texas
  • Australia
  • Puerto Vallarta
  • David Letterman Show, 2 shows
  • Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2 shows
  • Good Morning America
  • Rosie O’Donnell, 2 shows
  • 20/20
  • Disney World, Orlando, Florida
  • Star Plex, Dallas, Texas
  • Billy Bob’s, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Renunion Arena, Dallas, Texas
  • Six Flags Arena, Arlington, Texas
  • The Frontier and Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • WINSTAR Casino

USA SHOW BANDS & SINGERS

  • Bobby Charles
  • Buck Trent
  • Bugs Henderson
  • Charlie Pride
  • Clarence Pitts
  • Craig Wallace
  • Cricket Taylor
  • David Vincent
  • Dean Bouras & Just Friends
  • Floyd Dakil
  • Friends of the Family
  • Gary Lee Hutchinson
  • Guy Lombardo
  • Hashbrown and the Texas Tweeds
  • Helen O’Connell
  • James Buck
  • Jeannie C Riley
  • Jennett Brantley
  • Jim Suhler
  • Joe Jonas
  • Lee McBee
  • John O’Daniels
  • Johnny Reno
  • Josh Allan
  • Kenny Barker
  • LeAnn Rimes
  • Luck Peterson
  • Lynn Anderson
  • Mal Fitch
  • Marc Banno
  • Mark Pollock
  • Marylyn Walton
  • Matt McCabe
  • Mighty Paul Young
  • Mike Flanigan
  • Mike Morgan
  • Mouse Mayes
  • Mouse Wiess
  • Omithology
  • Phares Corder
  • Ray Kent
  • Ray Price
  • Ray Sharp
  • Rodney Johnson
  • Ron Mason
  • Roy Clark
  • Sam Meyers
  • Tammy Wynette
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford
  • Texas Slim
  • The Woo Brothers
  • ZuZu Bolin

COMEDY & SINGERS

  • Foster Brooks
  • George Gobal
  • George Lindsey
  • Jerry Van Dyke
  • Norm Crosby
  • Phyllis Diller

MUSICIANS UNION

  • #72-147, Dallas / Ft. Worth