SEEKINGBand to Join, Vocalist, Bass Guitar, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Other, Upright bass.
Drummer/Composer Jose R. Duque is a graduate of Berklee College
of Music. Jose has always set up to establish himself as the most
innovative and versatile musician wherever he sets up residence. Now living in Miami this Venezuelan musician has positioned himself as the go to guy in a variety of styles, such as Jazz, R&B, Latin, Rock, World Music and Musical Theater.!
Jose is also a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (the GRAMMY’s) He has recently recorded on the latest album by Colin Edwin (Bassist of Porcupine Tree) and Jon Durant’s band, BURNT BELIEF, “Alchemy Records -Etymology
Founder of the project, THE GED TRIO, an Electric Fusion Jazz Band from Miami, Florida. Formed by incredible musicians from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, that blends their influences between traditional Jazz, Progressive Rock and Latin Rhythms into a new fusion creating the perfect musical atmosphere.
Now Jose has two new projects in the works the WAY UP TRIO, a blend of Jazz, Venezuelan Rhythms and funk and JEUX DE DEUX, a Bass and Drums Duo that explores the world of Jazz, world music and original compositions in the duo format.
Jose divides his time between teaching drums at CENTER
TONE MUSIC SCHOOL in Key Biscayne, FL and at the Guitar
Center Studios in Coconut Creek, FL and performing live with
the WAY UP TRIO, Eric and the Jazzers, The Camel T Band, The
Randy Armstrong Group . Jose also has written the score for two films of independent release in Spain in 2012 and 2013. Has composed, produced and release independently eleven Albums. !
Jose proudly endorse Soultone Cymbals, Porter & Davies stealth
monitoring systems, Cympad cymbal optimizers and Kickport
bass drum enhancers.!
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Oct 27 2013
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 2-3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
Bill Bruford, Max Roach, Stewart Copeland, Dave Mattacks, Philly Joe Jones, Jimmy Cobb, Neil Peart, Benny Greb, Gavin Harrison
Soultone Cymbals, 3 sets, - Two SONOR, Force 3007 sets- one Custom Made FORTUNE drum set-
1 Porter and Davies BC gigster monitoring system,
Sonor Pedals, Mapex Bass drum Pedals
macbook pro, Ableton Live
Kork, micro X keyboard
M-Audio midi controller
Roland T4 v drum set