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Hi, my name is Sonya. I've been playing the drums since I was 12 years old, but was off and on, as my daytime job had to be my priority.

The last few years I have been able to jump back in the saddle, and have been very committed to advancing my percussion skills. I have a couple guitarist friends that I play with, and I've played several open mic shows with a local cover band, sitting in for their drummer. I practice/play nearly every day. I would say that I am a very solid intermediate drummer. I'm not going to describe myself as advanced as I am still learning the more difficult things like polyrhythms and odd time signatures, but as far as blues, indie, classic rock, blues/rock, I can pretty much handle whatever is thrown at me. Also, I have very consistent timing.

I have professional gear and am very easy to work with. I don't use drugs of any kind, nor am I irresponsible or flaky.

I'm looking to join an intermediate level band, or partner up with intermediate level musicians-- or advanced musicians, as long as you're friendly :) I would like, eventually, to gig out as much as possible-- with either cover songs or originals.

I work for myself, so I have a very flexible schedule. I am available days/nights/weekends. I have a music room to practice here at home and I also don't mind driving to you.

I am an artist/photographer/graphic designer by trade, and have done countless professional band and musician shoots, and I have designed the artwork for many bands and musicians' CD's, and promo photos and posters.

You can contact me through the contact form on my website at:


Screen name:
Member since:
Mar 31 2018
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:


I like all kinds of music, but in particular: Led Zeppelin, Greta Van Fleet, Jane Lee Hooker, classic rock, Ryan Adams, David Bowie, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, Allman Brothers, New Order, Linda Perry, electronica, John Mellencamp, Fleetwood Mac, Boston, Cheap Trick, Wye Oak, The Heavy, Jack White, AC/DC, CCR, Neil Young, Psychedelic Furs, The Velvet Underground, The Donnas, The Doobie Brothers, Mazzy Star, Junior Kimbrough, Gary Clark Jr., Walter Trout, Jonny Lang, The Cure, Adam Torres, Coldplay, Rival Sons, Van Morrison, Tom Petty, The Doors, Indigo Girls, Tracy Chapman... and I could go on and on :)

Instrument experience:



1. Yamaha DTX920HWK elec. kit
2. Roland TD-20 elec. kit
2. Yamaha Multi 12 elec. pad
3. Mapex Meridian 'The Smasher" acoustic kit
4. Vintage Stewart acoustic kit
5. Vintage Rogers acoustic kit
5. Sawtooth Bop acoustic kit
6. Many vintage snares and other misc. percussion instruments
7. Many modern and vintage cymbals
8. Peavey 60 watt amp
9. dDrum 50 watt electronic drum monitor
10. Addictive Drums 2 software
11. Vintage keyboard
12. Fender Squire guitar
13. Cort 1990's bass guitar
14. MIDI keyboard