jcollins_nyc
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Experienced pro-drummer based in New York City with many years of on-stage/recording experience. Originally from Boston, MA, my career began with original and cover acts in Boston touring throughout the New England states. 7 years in the Chicago Music scene playing many major venues and festivals throughout Chicago-land and midwest with the established original/cover band Pipe Dream. Most recently played with Pop International Singer Melissa Otero During the Rising Tour NY, WI, IL & OH and recorded her newest single "Return" produced by Dave Clauss (2x Grammy Winner, Shakira)

Current NYC Bands:
“Houston Hall Live” Hip Hop/Pop
“Slash Jackson” NYC Rock/Pop Coverband
“Melissa Otero” Latin Pop

Screen name:
jcollins_nyc
Member since:
Jul 11 2011
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Drumming Styles I've been compared too and influences:
Taylor Hawkins
Dave Grohl
Chad Smith
John Bonham
Jimmy Chamberlin
Eric Kretz
Carter Beuford
Stewart Copleand
Neil Peart
Questlove

Recording Credits:
Melissa Otero-New York, NY "Return"
7 Locks- Washington, DC "Federal City Product Album”
Pipe Dream- Chicago, IL
Phor- Boston, MA
Obsidian- Boston, MA
MAJ- Boston, MA

Along with the Genres selected in the profile, I am also well versed in Jazz, R&B, Funk, Metal and Hip Hop/Rap.

Venues Played (NYC):
Rockwood Music Hall
The Cutting Room
Arlene’s Grocery
Mercury Lounge
Bitter End
Shrine World Music
Houston Hall
Red Lion
The Frying Pan
Brooklyn Music Festival-BK

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Equipment:

Limited edition 4 piece Tama-StarClassic featuring a 26" Kick.
Zildjian Custom A cymbals.
DW 9000 double Kick pedal with DW
and Yamaha Hardware.
Evans Heads.
Vic Firth Sticks.
Westone UM20 In Ear Monitors

MUSIC