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.
Checkout FantelMusic for more info and samples of my work.
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Apr 15 2014
- Active within 1 month
- Level of commitment:
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 2-3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 6-7 nights a week
Too many influences to list. Always learning from everything I hear.
- Other Percussion:
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.
Compilation of My Work
Compilation of My Work Genre: Other
Tracks I have recorded over the years in many different styles.
Blues - Shuffle
Blues - Shuffle
Music Minus One - drums recorded in my home studio.
Country Rock Genre: Country
Drum tracks recorded in my home studio.
Funk Genre: Funk
Drums and percussion recorded in my home studio
Boston's - More Than A Feeling
Boston's - More Than A Feeling Genre: Rock
Roy Fantel play along with Boston cover. Drums recorded in my home studio.