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Boston drummer moonlights as high school teacher

Boston drummer moonlights as high school teacher

BOSTON: Tom Scholz, Gary Pihl, Curly Smith, Kimberley Dahme, Jeff Neal, Tommy DeCarlo, David Victor and Tracy Ferrie with Boston performing as part of the Heaven On Earth Tour at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park on Saturday, June 14, in Atlanta. Photo: Associated Press/Robb D. Cohen

WINDHAM, Maine (AP) — It’s not a bad way for a teacher to spend summer vacation: playing drums for the band Boston.

Jeff Neal has been Boston’s drummer since 2002.

When the band is not on tour, he’s a high school social studies teacher.

Neal tells WGME-TV he’s not giving up the day job. He says music is his passion and teaching is his profession.

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