Discipline Drummer
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Contact information-410-963-9418

I have been playing since about 15 years old and started playing in School bands and talent shows and at Church every Sunday. Started playing in "gigging" bands since the late 70's, it was R&B, Jazz, Blues, Gospel and Rock. In '82 it was Gospel and Jazz music till 88 and I was educated and learned the importance of being a “discipline drummer” and knowing when to play loud and when to play soft and not solo during the whole song. In 89 I moved from Va. Beach to Maryland and I stopped playing. I started back playing in 2014 and loving it. I practice everyday faithfully.

Screen name:
Discipline Drummer
Member since:
Jan 11 2015
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
12
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Dennis Chambers, Tony Royster Jr., Gorden Campbell, Carter Beauford, Billy Cobham, Thomas Lang, Marvin McQuitty, Neil Peart, Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, John Blackwell, Omar Hakim, Shelia E., Brian Blade, Buddy Rich, Mike Johnston, Ronald Bruner, Virgil Donatietc, Papa Jo Jones, etc.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

7 piece Maple drum kit
Roland V Drums
Snare drums: Pearl, Mapex and PDP Concept
Cymbals: Zildjian K Dark
DW Hardware and DW 9000 single pedal
16 Channel Mackie PRO Mixer and Mic's
Tascam Portal Studio, Tascam RW 900 MK 2 CD Recorder
QSC Amps
DBX Drive Rack PA2, DBX dual 31 band EQ, DBX Crossovers,
BBE Sonic Maximizer, Furman power conditioners,
Software: Studio One, Pro-tools
Yamaha 115 club v front mains and 18" Mackie Subs