Oral History Information
Terry Bissette began playing drums as a kid in South Florida, where he lived through the heyday of live music in the 1970’s and 80’s, performing six nights a week at various clubs. He took an interest in music retail, especially with drum kits and percussive instruments. Terry became the main drum buyer for the Sam Ash Corporation, the USA Division Manager for Tama Drums, and the Director of Sales for Ludwig Drum Company. Terry has seen it all in the music business and shares his insights to the changes he has witnessed in the drum world.