ericpuente
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.

ABOUT

.ericpuente

Eric Puente grew up in Rome, NY, and has been playing drums, in several different forms and styles, his entire life. He has been a session drummer/percussionist, in the NY music scene for the past 25 years, recording, touring, and arranging, with various rock, jazz, folk/americana, and orchestral ensembles. He has studied with Joe Morello, Mike Clark, Tony Jefferson, and Joe Cusatis.

Screen name:
ericpuente
Member since:
Jan 14 2014
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Hank Mobley, Peter Erskine, Brian Blade, Max Roach, Philly Joe Jones, Elvin Jones, Jim Riley, Calexico, Los Lobos, and tons and tons more!

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Drummer's World Custom Maple Nesting Kit
GMS SE Maple Drum Kit
Canopus BeBop RFM Maple Drum Kit
Avedis Zildjian Cymbals
Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals
Vic Firth Sticks, Mallets, Brushes
Latin Percussion Conga and Djembes
Various Percussion Instruments