Entered the LA music scene playing Sex Pistols “God Save the Queen” to an audience of prospective students and their parents at the then-staid Guitar Institute of Technology, October 1980.
Probyn is a grizzled vet who has entertained the minions of LA for some 40 years, getting paid for playing any of 39 different instruments (few at a conservatory level). Formerly a camp director at Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music and composer for Children’s TV Workshop, he found his niche in pop and legacy artists, performing and/or recording with Wondermints, The Negro Problem, Mello Cads, Joey Cheezee, Arthur Lee & Love, Peter Case, Now People, Brian Wilson, Nazz, Jan & Dean, Andrew Gold’s Byrds of a Feather, Billy Joel, Heart, Elton John, Jimmy Webb, David Crosby, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, Beach Boys and The Monkees. He is honored to have contributed to over 150 albums.
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