DrummerRoy
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ABOUT

Roy’s career as a drummer/percussionist began in New York and spans more than 30 years, including recording, touring, and live TV and radio broadcasts. Highlights include working on Broadway with Joan Rivers; developing and playing the drum score for the Off-Broadway show Theda Bara & the Frontier Rabbi, backing Tiny Tim, the Tokens, the Coasters, John Davidson, Lorenzo Lamas, John Lamb, and Johnny Contardo; performing as a percussionist with the Berkshire Symphony Orchestra; and rehearsing with Aretha Franklin’s band at the Saratoga Jazz Festival. Since moving to South Florida, Roy has performed at numerous theatres, concert halls and events, displaying his versatility in a wide variety of musical styles. Recent performances include the annual Carbonell Awards, the Lynn University concert series with Marshall Turkin's Classic Jazz Ensemble and Paul Green's Klezmer East, as well as the Blues Brothers Soul Band, Nashville recording artist Ciara Rae and numerous shows at theatres throughout the U.S.
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Screen name:
DrummerRoy
Member since:
Apr 15 2014
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

Too many influences to list. Always learning from everything I hear.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Yamaha, Sonor, Gretsch and acoustic drums. Yamaha, Roland and Kat electronic drums/percussion. Assorted percussion including congas, timbales, djembe, tubano, UDU, xylophone, bells, timpani and other assorted toys.

MUSIC