On the drums
Bud Rager has enjoyed working in a variety of musical settings during the last two decades. In addition to having played in The Melissa Neels Band on and off since it’s inception, he has played with local bands The X, Astray Lizard, and various jazz and experimental projects.
He has done pit work for Washington University’s musical productions under the direction of Lisa Campbell. He maintains a fulltime roster of 40 or more drum students of all ages at Tower Music in Fenton, Mo and he is an endorser of Ludwig drums.