began playing the trumpet in the sixth grade on the same trumpet his father
had when he was a kid. He went to Bunnell High School in Stratford
played with the band throughout his attendance there. Herb joined
the Stratford Community Band in 1979 and has been a loyal and active member
since that time.
comes from a musical family. His father plays the piano and guitar.
Several of his aunts and uncles play instruments as well and his brother
is the organist at Assumption Church in Fairfield.