Harvey Minchin started playing music in elementary school and continued through high school. While earning his BS in Music from Trenton State College he studied with Tony DeNicola, a fantastic jazz drummer. At TSC he started composing/arranging music for the percussion ensemble. He also studied piano and learned guitar.
Harvey plays drums, keyboards, guitar and percussion in various bands, symphonies, pit orchestras, etc. He continues to compose and arrange music for percussion. His works include pieces for percussion ensemble, marimba, vibraphone, drums (snare, toms, timpani – solos to quintets) and buckets. He has also been writing and arranging pieces for piano.