I moved to Dallas Texas where I began
working for Showco. My position was Home-Technician in the electronics department. I was responsible for repairing all the electronic
sound equipment between tours.
Often I would fabricate new products
for the engineers to use.
Showco was (and I'm sure, still is)
on the cutting edge of touring sound equipment. They built the
first portable large-frame mixing console in the world. They also invented
and manufacture Vari-Lights.
I really cut my teeth at that place.
I consider those years as further education, as much as it was