Harvey Minchin began playing drums at the age of 10. During his college years he changed from being a "Drummer" to being a "Percussionist". He graduated from Trenton State College with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance. Harvey has played in all types of bands and ensembles over the years including rock, blues, country, jazz, big band, percussion ensembles, pit orchestras for musicals, concert bands, symphonies and more. Harvey has written a lot of music over the years, including a lot for percussion groups.