Reginald Dash (1958-2012) was a percussionist and actor who toured with many local and nationally-known artists. the following biography is from his online obituary:

 Reginald Lamont Dash TRENTON – Reginald Lamont Dash (Harrison), 54, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at the University of Princeton Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Trenton, NJ, he was educated in the Trenton Public School System. His first acting performance took place at Princeton Day School during a summer program around age 12. He was affectionately known as “Doc” because of the many honors bestowed upon him for his unique skills on drums and percussions, even though he did play every instrument. He began his musical career at an early age and was a member of local bands which included The Disciples and Radiation. As his popularity increased, he began touring with a variety of well-known groups and entertainers such as his aunt Sarah Dash, Patti LaBelle, the late Joe Frazier, Phyllis Hyman, and other groups such as “Blue Eyes” , whose venues were shared with numerous celebrities such Bruces’ Willis and Springsteen. He toured with the gospel group, “Pilgrim Wonders”, along with his friend and spiritual mentor, Reverend Charles “Guitar Slim” Schantz, who is famous for writing the blues favorite “Route 66”. At the time of his death, he was working more close to home in the Poconos, New York, and New Jersey with the Twisted Sister guitarist and also did many studio sessions. – See more at: http://obits.nj.com/obituaries/trenton/obituary.aspx?pid=161551586#sthash.N0lZKszA.dpuf