Available two ways... Join a band OR maybe fill in for you and gigs, depending on my schedule. I tend to not practice much, but can keep beat pretty well. Not willing to travel more than 20 miles if practicing or to meet up as gas and car isn't the best.
I play a Sonor 16 kick 4 piece kit and a couple percussion kits for acoustic acts as well both with cymbals and hi-hats and all.
send me a message here if you want any reply or questions answered:
drumjamrecordings at ya ho o dot com
Lately I have just been being a host drummer to the tuesday blues jam with Wildcat O'Halloran at Pattis 410 in Chicopee and who I back up at times as his back up, back up drummer on gigs.
I am available for gigs that pay and only worth my time and trave. Rock & Blues are the easiest. but am not a perfectionist, just a player.
IF you need someone to perform on a kit, remember I can keep time, but won't have much time to learn any originals but willing to try, and covers I should be able to pick up if they are simple. I'm just someone who can keep a beat that will get job done.
See numerous videos of me performing on DRUMS & PERCUSSION with many different acts and famous people here:
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- Screen name:
- Heart Of an Indian
- Member since:
- Feb 10 2007
- Active within 2 weeks
- Level of commitment:
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
- Most available:
Strangefolk, Pink Floyd, Charlie Daniels Band, Scorpions, .38 Special, Assembly Of Dust, Men at Work, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Doors, Pride & Glory, RANE (from CT), Blackfoot, Heart, Deep Purple, Percy Hill, Black Sabbath, Moon Boot Lover, and many more...
- Other Percussion:
- Background Singer:
SEE PICTURES TO SEE KITS
3 PERCUSSION KITS:
Original kit 1998
1 LP Cosmic Percussion Conga with 2 sets of LP Bongo's and 1 Toca Bongo all Bungee corded to it.
(Now used in outdoor party type shows)
New version 2013 Stand Up
1 LP Aspire 11" Conga, 1 Gong Bop 7+8" Bongo,1 LP City bongo 6+7"
New Sit Down Kit 2012
1 LP Aspire Djembe 12" tunable, 1 Toca 6+7" Bongo & 1 LP 7+8" Bongo.
All kits use:
Sabian Cymbals - 8" splash,10" splash, 13" El Sabor crash and a 14" XS thin crash 12" AAX thin crash 10" mini hi hats
and LP Cowbells and a LP Tambourine and LP Shakers.
Sonor Safari 4 piece. 16X16 Kick,14X12 Fl Tom, 10X8 Tom
14" snare. 13" Sabian B8 Hi Hats, 16" Sabian Crash, 10" B8 Sabian Splash, 14" Sabian APX crash, 18" Sabian B8 ride/crash
These are what I have.
Not a very reliable car so I won't travel more than 50 miles, UNLESS it pays decent.
Alcoholic Cow Track number: 1 Year: 2005 Album: Hands On Genre: Acoustic
Hear a song I made up out of thin air while drinking some beer. I use my kit with Vic Firth Sticks and a Sabian Cymbal, 2 LP Cowbell's, an LP Egg Shaker and a hand made Alaskan Talking Drum. Also incase no one has ever used one I use a half full beer can to get that tlaking drum style sound that the note bend with every flick of the finger. Don't think it has been done before. I have played an empty one at an outdoor acoustic gahering also. This was all done in 1 take each instrument/playing.
Track 44 Track number: 4 Year: 2005 Album: Hands On Genre: Acoustic
Another diddy done in 1 take on each sound you hear. I do that alot. Since I have fun why try 28 times...get it the first time.