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2004 06 30:
Michael Travis:

Michael Travis receiving his Ashiko Drum from Felly and Maria Smith backstage at the Zilla show in Bend, Oregon 2004

Instruments: Drums, percussion, bass, guitar, vocals

Michael Travis was raised in Southern California and eventually gravitated to the mountain town of Crested Butte, Colorado where in 1993 he began to play music with a band that would become the String Cheese Incident. In doing so he has become a pioneer in the art of modern improvisational jam-rock drumming. He is especially known for his ability to play both hand drums and the drum kit simultaneously.

Bands:
The String Cheese Incident
Zilla
Zuvuya
Collaboration credits include:
Babatunde Olatunji
Bob Dylan
Bill Kreutzman
Bruce Hornsby
Stanley Jordan
Future Man (Bela Fleck)
Little Feat
Bunny Wailer
Phil Lesh and Friends