Artist profiles: Dr. Arthur Dyer Tripp III
AboutDr. Arthur Dyer Tripp III
Born September 10th, 1944 in Athens, Ohio, USA
Art Tripp grew up in Pittsburgh before becoming a percussionist for the [a=Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra] in 1962. He played and recorded with [a=Frank Zappa] and [a286086] from 1968 until the end of 1969, before joining [a816783] for four years. On the [a=Captain Beefheart] album "Spotlight Kid" he appeared on the credits under both aliases of [a=Ed Marimba] & [a=Ted Cactus]. He was once also a member of the group [a=Mallard]. Art Tripp eventually gave up music and became a chiropractor.