Nov. 4, 2013

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Former ‘Talking Heads’ Drummer/HCC Student
Subject of National Newspaper Article

Available for Follow-ups, Local Angles

BRIDGEPORT - Former Talking Heads Drummer Steve Scales, now a human services major at Housatonic Community College, is the subject of a feature article in Community College Times, the national professional periodical for community colleges. Scales, a Bridgeport resident formerly of New Haven, has also performed with the likes of the Tom Tom Club, B-52s, Tina Turner, Yoko Ono and jazzman David Sanborn. A Vietnam-era Marine Corps veteran, Scales sees the need for counseling among returning veterans and wants to help Scales, a self-taught musician, can offer interesting first-person commentary on the music scene from both a technical and personal perspective, including his relationship with the personalities with whom he’s performed. (For example: Yoko Ono ‑ “One of the nicest people I’ve ever met.”) You can find out more about Scales at http://www.nndb.com/people/533/000094251/. The Community College Times article can be accessed at http://www.communitycollegetimes.com/Pages/Campus-Issues/Even-a-rock-star-can-change-careers.aspx. Scales can be reached at 203-345-3614.