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A drummer, teacher and musician in the Northern Virginia area. A private drum set instructor. Over 30 years of experience. I studied percussion/music performance at Houston Baptist University and University Of North Texas (UNT). I was a member of the regional band “Ransom" playing at venues throughout Maryland, Virginia and DC. I also played in local jazz quartets and served as a drummer for McLean Bible Church in Virginia. I have experience incorporating a variety of electronic drums and loops in my playing and can play and teach any style from country, rock, blues, jazz, pop and big band. I can also sing backup vocals in the tenor range. I am looking for opportunities to play with talented musicians. I enjoy playing a variety of styles and I love lots of electric guitar.
I can play at all volume levels. I play the drums I do not beat them.
I am available for consulting services at an affordable price. If your a church worship band leader that needs help with improving your drum experience in your music I can train and help your church integrate the drums, tracks and loops into your music.
- Screen name:
- John Lapham
- Member since:
- Jun 27 2020
- Active within 2 weeks
- Level of commitment:
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
- Most available:
I have many influences. I like variety. Classic Rock, Funk, Swing, Pop Rock, some country and Jazz/Latin music. John Bonham and Led Zeppelin, Dave Weckl, Studio great Paul Leim, Styx, Toto, Journey, Brian Setzer Orchestra, and U2. Mostly 70's and 80's music. I like electric guitar greats like Jimmy Page, Dan Huff, Brian Setzer and SRV.
Full professional drum set with microphones, cymbals and hand percussion. Computer for playing drum loops and tracks. In Ear monitoring. Ableton Live software for live tracks and loops.