Tim Vaughan

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Tim Vaughan
Background information
Born Buckinghamshire, England
Occupation(s) drummer, instructor
Instruments drums
Associated acts American Music Club
The Farmers
Ugly Stick

Tim Vaughan is a professional drummer and instructor with more than 30 years of experience performing in a wide variety of musical styles, with both local and national acts, at venues including the Los Angeles Greek Theater, the Santa Barbara Bowl, and The Warfield in San Francisco. He also has performed in numerous Bay Area theatrical productions and is the house drummer / percussionist for The New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco.

Vaughan studied drum set with George Marsh at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and has enjoyed more than 20 years of giving private drum set lessons to students of all ages. He was one of the founding faculty members of the San Francisco State University Multimedia Studies Program, was faculty rhythm instructor and drummer for The National Guitar Summer Workshop, and served as the drum section mentor for a number of Bay Area high school marching bands. He is the staff drum set instructor at The Renaissance International School in Oakland and is the lead drummer for the renowned Green Street Marching Band in San Francisco.

Vaughan has also performed with The Farmers, Ugly Stick, Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks and Bozon among many others.

Involvement with American Music Club

Vaughan performed with The Farmers (which also included Vudi and Brian Schindele), and was asked to play drums on "Electric Light" on American Music Club's 1987 album, Engine. The band did not have a permanent drummer at the time, and the album features 3 different drummers.