Tom Drabek

The former Ex Special Forces Green Beret has been drumming since the age of 12. In the late 60’s his band, the Conspirators, opened for many national acts like Buffalo Springfield, The McCoy’s , The Turtles Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, Sam the Sham, Ect.


An avid water and snow skier, he was also into Barefoot, Trick, Slalom and wake board Skiing
He competed on the Chicago Ski council Midwestern Alpine racing series and the U.S. Ski Associations masters circuit successfully. Also for many years in slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G and down hill events. He was Alpine Race chairman for several U.S. Ski Associations National events, and for the Chicago Ski council Alpine racing series in the Midwest.


He has drummed in many Jazz groups like Larry Russo Trio, Jude, Jazz wave, Ect. Also several swing bands such as, The Ted Brooks Orchestra, and one country band. The rock bands he’s played in include The Conspirators, Accents, Coyote, Roamin Souls And now Gray Wolf. A graduate of the University of Alabama Medical Center Physician Assistant Program, He is a P.A. For the Orthopedic and Rheumatology Associates in Moline.

2 thoughts on “Tom Drabek

  1. Hi there! Gray Wolf is playing Len Brown’s North Shore May 6th. Jim Ryan is playing at the HY-VEE in Rock Island on 18th Ave This Friday the 28th of April from 6-9 if you are interested in a Solo acoustic Gray Wolf member show.
    You can always look at our schedule for upcoming dates….


  2. Hi Walt. How are you? It only took a couple years to get back to you. No you don’t have to register. I just need to start reading these comments…LOL

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