Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Other Percussion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Other, Upright bass.




jdrummerbanks on

20 years exp. have played most styles. pro attitude, pro gear. looking for fill in, session, or TOURING situations; Passport ready.

I do freelance Session as well as live gigs throughout the Tri-State Area. Styles preferred include Reggae, Soul, Funk, Rock, Blues, R&B, Alt, Acoustic...
Studios I've worked with In the Pittsburgh,PA area include TreeLady Studios, Soundscape Studios, Audible Images and Mojo Boneyard to name a few...

***Joe Moorhead***
(May 10, 2013-May 02, 2015) 3pc Reggae/Acoustic/Rock Band. Original Project. .joemoorhead
*Touring throughout the eastern seaboard, the Fla. keys, as well as USVI and the BVI; with "Joe Moorhead" to support his 3rd release "TIDES ARE RISING " (August 2013).

***the HANG LOWS***
(Mar'09 - Present)-- 6pc party/ska/funk/punk/reggae...
./thehanglows , 2 Full Lengths Available..
*FORMER Bands I've been a member of.......

*Lovebettie (Dec. '07- Jan'10) --4pc. indie, jazz, blues rock. ,Full Length Album, Full Production Music Video

*Sweet Nothing (Dec. '05- May '06) --4pc.indie, jazz, fusion rock project. (overthrow records '06)

*Greet the Morning (mar. '06- Jan. '08 )--formerly jdstrum--3pc.acoustic groove rock project.

*J.D.Strum (Nov. '05- mar. '06) --4-5pc.acoustic, blues rock project.

*Various Jam Bands (Nov. '03- Sept. '05) --3-8pc. funk, acoustic, blues, r&b., ambient, jam, acoustic

*Mindfall(now Shattered) (Sept. '04 - June '05)--4pc hard rock/ heavy metal

*Millennium Project
-Torrent (May '99- Aug '02)--5pc heavy rock project.
-Penitent (Sept '95- Aug '98)-- 4pc hard rock project.

*Vizion (Sept '93 - may'96) 18-25 member group with religious affiliation doing Choir, Quartets, solo's(tenor), mime, skit, dance, 3-4 performances weekly.
2-5 performances weekly

* HS chorus, tenor, Soloist, *graduation commencement ceremony quartet(tenor) '96, '97, '98.

Screen name:
Member since:
Oct 16 2005
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:


ARU,moe, dennis chambers, john scoefield, soja, Supervillians, herbie hancock, the pie tasters, lettuce, old incubus,dave matthews band, alice in chains, pearl jam, primus, tool, nin, rage, Iration, slightly stoopid, expendables, to name a few.( please contact <jdrummerbanks AT dot com > : if interested

Instrument experience:

Other Percussion:


pearl masters custom (available:5 pc. fusion sizes)
Various snares
(pearl) pedals, hardware
Zildjian & TRX cymbals.. Various range.
full mic set up.(EV, BlueBird, AKG, Octavia)