James Cooper
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ABOUT

I'm a collaborator who gets along on the Bus. I know when to play... but more importantly, when not to. I've contributed to a number of original projects both live and studio. I'm not afraid of commitment. Call or write me at: 609.929.1801

Screen name:
James Cooper
Member since:
Jul 19 2017
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100

Influences

Drummer educators like Peter Erskine. Masters: Harvey Mason, Jeff Hamilton. Artists such as Gil Scott-Heron, Horace Silver, Pat Metheny, Laura Nyro, Marvin Gaye, Funk Brothers, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Sade, Steely Dan, Madeleine Peyroux.... Composers Quincy Jones and Patrick Williams. "it's a big broad list". I'm open to great material. All genres welcome.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Moderate
Vocalist:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Vintage 50's, 60's, 70's Slingerland acoustic drum kits. Gretsch acoustic fusion kit. Vintage Zildjian cymbals.

Percussion rigg: Congas, bongos, hand percussion.

'66 Deluxe Reverb Amp, '65 Fender Mustang, '74 Gibson ES 335.