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I have a doctorate in jazz studies on drumset, experience as a hand percussionist, and a body of original compositions. I also have a working knowledge of harmony, keyboards, and bass guitar.

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Member since:
Aug 28 2014
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Most available:


Jazz- a range from Louis Armstrong to contemporary musicians like Craig Taborn, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Donny McCaslin, Dave Binney, Scott Colley, and everyone in between. My doctoral work focused on Charles Mingus, Cecil Taylor, Ornette Coleman, and other experimentalists.

Rock/metal-Helmet, Meshuggah, Soundgarden, Tool, Deftones

Hip/hop-Del tha Funkee Homosapien, Method Man, Aesop Rock

and many others


Mapex Saturn Limited Edition (Birch/walnut shell) six piece drum kit (technically seven pieces since I have a 16x18 bass drum and an 18x22 bass drum)

Ludwig Accent Custom (Birch shell) five piece drum kit

Various cymbals