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Bryan Cooper is a versatile musician, primarily playing drums, cajon, and percussion in the South Jersey/Philadelphia market. Often described as being a solid "in-the-pocket" drummer, who appreciates the dynamics of the music he is playing, "Coop" has performed with many rock, blues, folk and jazz ensembles, acoustic artists, marching corps, orchestras, and theatrical workshops. Bryan also dabbles on electric bass, rhythm guitar, and keyboard, and has even penned a few original songs. He is also experienced in live audio, sound-cueing, recording, and stage lighting.

He has been playing drums since the age of 12, and has played professionally, part-time, since 2006.

Seeking opportunities, fill-in, short-term, or long-term in a band or duo/trio format, covers and/or originals.

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More info at BryanCooperMusic -dot- com

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Bryan Cooper
(856) 261-5299
BryanCooperMusic -at- com cast -dot- net

Screen name:
BryanCooper
Member since:
Mar 18 2010
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Initially trained under jazz/session drummer Dan Kish in NYC. Playing all varieties of music including Contemporary Rock, Classic Rock, Southern Rock, Blues, Americana/Folk, Swing, Musical Theater

My drumming influences come from various styles, including:
* N.D. Smart (w/Leslie West)
* Corky Laing (w/Mountain)
* Ed Shaughnessy (Tonight Show Orchestra w/Doc Severinson)
* Ray Cooper (everybody's drummer and percussionist)
* Buddy Rich (legend)
* Top Secret Drum Corps

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Drum/Percussion Equipment:
- Performance kit - 2006 Ludwig Custom CS 5pc
- Performance kit - 1968 Ludwig Jazz Festival WMP 4 pc
- Full cymbal assortment (Zildjian, Sabian, Paiste)
- Hand drums - cajon (box drum), bongo cajon, djembe
- Mini-timbales (can be mounted on either kit)
- Assorted hand-percussion
- Full drum mic set (Shure PG Series)

MUSIC