* Ron Thaler was 11 years old when he first picked up drumsticks, after playing piano for three years. He joined the high school jazz-band, and played his first professional shows at age 16 with jazz saxophonist Gordon Clements and with The Island Big Band. In his late teens, Thaler moved to Vancouver, Canada and toured with electronica band Moev in support of their release Yeah Whatever (Nettwerk/Atlantic Records) which peaked at number 8 on the Billboard and Rolling Stone music charts, also appearing on three other albums with the group, In and Out (Rebel Records/SPV), Alibis (Nettwerk/Atlantic Records), and the compilation Brave New Waves (CBC/RCA). Thaler worked as in-house drummer and percussionist for various emerging artists on Nettwerk Records, Arista, Sony/ATV, Warner Canada and Atlantic Records, recording at Mushroom Studios, Greenhouse, The Armoury, Little Mountain Sound, and Curryhouse Studio. Thaler recorded with Sarah McLachlan (Arista Records) on her follow-up to Touch , and performed with Ultramarine (Rough Trade/Sire), Mark Hasselbach (Smooth), and Ian McDougall (Concord).
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