Brad Hill
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele, DJ, Electronic Music, Clarinet, Harp.

ABOUT

Pro drummer/percussionist with over 40 years playing experience.
Seeking established, working group.
I'm available for fill-in work or a permanent position.

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I've performed with Jay Leno, David Brenner, Dee Carstensen, The Platters, Buddy Hackett, Fred Travalena, Comedy Team Sandler and Young, the Billy Preston Band, Lauren Hart of the CBS program "10!" and various others. I was co-founder of the band "Cheers" that was awareded Atlantic City Magazine's Show Band of the Year award for 1985 and 1986. I've worked in all the Atlantic City casino's as a free-lance drummer and was the house drummer for the "French Quarter Follies" in New Orleans, LA. I studied drums/percussion with William Schinstine (Renowned Percussion Educator, Timpanist, National Symphony & San Antonio Symphony), Brian Holt (New Sousa Band), John Beck (Eastman School of Music), Carl Mattola (Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Mike Douglas Show), Dave Mancini (Maynard Ferguson) and earned a Bachelor of Music in Applied Percussion Performance from the Eastman School of Music.

Looking for an established, working band playing weddings, private and corporate parties and events, clubs. Must be professional. Also, will do sub and recording work. Will consider any professional opportunities. Travel possible. Contact me with details.

Can sight read.

Musical player, reliable, experienced, committed.

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Screen name:
Brad Hill
Member since:
Mar 24 2007
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week

Influences

Steve Gadd, Bernard Purdie, Stanton Moore, Zigaboo, Clyde Stubblefield, Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Tony Williams, Steve Jordon, JR Robinson, James Brown, John Bonham, Vinnie Colaiuta, Al Jackson, Jr., Art Blakey, Roger Hawkins, Billy Higgins, Jabo Starks, Mark Craney, Melvin Parker & many others

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert
Other:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Drums: Yamaha Recording Custom, DW, Camco, Slingerland, Hinger, Ludwig.

Cymbals: Zildjian, Other

Other: LP, Roland, Korg, Yamaha, Soundcraftsmen

MUSIC