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ABOUT

Michael Ruggelo M.Ed, Music Resume
Drums, percussion, guitar, lead vocals
Former Assistant Director of Amesbury High School Band
Haverhill High School Summer Band Camp A.D.
Private Instruction Since 1979
Pro Mark Corporation Award for Outstanding Percussion Education
Metropolitan Drum Company Endorser .metrodrum
In 1986 Mike co-founded the Jumpstreet Band with in demand NY session great and longtime guitarist for Carly Simon, Peter Calo. In addition to attending the Berklee College of Music private studies program in Boston, Mike has studied with legendary drummers Alan Dawson, Bob Moses, and Dave Mattacks. As a freelance artist and band member, he has performed and or recorded with locally and nationally known artists over the years including Chubby Checker, Tony Funches of the The Platters, The Coasters, The Marvelettes, The Chiffons, The Heavy Metal Horns (Extreme’s horn section), Peter Calo, the Drifters, Marty Walsh (Supertramp, John Fogerty, Leann Rimes) , John Troy and John Curtis (Pousette-Dart Band) Brad Delp and Fran Sheehan (Boston). Mike has also appeared with Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, The Fifth Dimension and Boston Music Awards winner Shirley Lewis.
Published (Tater Music) songwriter
If My Heart Was Yours by Peter Calo and Mike Ruggelo featured in the NY City Play “Chris and Adelmo” Also recorded by members of Carley Simon’s band including Jerry Marotta, drummer for Peter Gabriel and is included in Peter Calo’s 2017 CD release, “Time Machine”.

Equipment:
All Purposes: Yamaha Maple Absolute Nouveau, Solid Piano Black 5 pc.
Oldies: 1957 WFL (Wm.F. Ludwig Co.) 4pc in Ringo Finish
Jazz: Eames Master Model Custom made Birch drums, Sunburst Stain, 20 x 13” kick, 8 x 12, 14 x 14 toms, 5 x 14 1985 Master Model snare
Zildjian Cymbals AKG Kick Drum D112 and Shure Beta Mic’s
Martin Acoustic / Electric Cutaway Guitar

Other notable artists Mike has had the pleasure of appearing with:
Paul Ahlstrand, Ed Antonelli, Rich Appleman, Tim Archibald, Scott Arruda, Steve Baker, Marty Balou, Bruce Bartlett, Lennie Bradford, Bruce Beers, Peter Black, Dave Brown, Brian Burrill, Baron Brown, Chris Stovall Brown, John Curtis, Brad Delp, John, Disoni, Derek Dyer, Henley Douglas, Peter Eldridge, Johnny Secret Fortier, Caprice Fox, Ed Friedland, Tony Gallo, Rich Gardzina, Teese Gohl, Dino Govoni, Raleigh Green, Joe Holaday, Steve Hunt, Roger Kimball, Joey Laite, Lee Leland, Shirley Lewis, Alizon Lissance, Sandy Martin, Mike Metheny, Circe Miller, Myanna Pontopidan, Walter Platt, Johnny Ray, Jacque Raymond, Mark Retallack, Kelly Riley, Marty Rowan, Garrett Savluk, Frannie Sheahan, Oscar Stagnaro, Didi Stewart, Binny Stone, Stan Strickland, Charlie Thomas, John Troy, Michael Troy,John Vanderpool, Henry Welch, Dave Wilczewski, Frank Wilkinsn .jumpstreet-band jumpstreet-band (978) 290-0712 cell

Screen name:
michael1345520
Member since:
Feb 11 2019
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
Over 100
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Beatles, PInk Floyd, Steely Dan, Led Zep, Cat Stevens,Hendrix, Allman's, etc.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Vocalist - Tenor:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Equipment:
All Purposes: Yamaha Maple Absolute Nouveau, Solid Piano Black 5 pc.
Oldies: 1957 WFL (Wm.F. Ludwig Co.) 4pc in Ringo Finish
Jazz: Eames Master Model Custom made Birch drums, Sunburst Stain, 20 x 13” kick, 8 x 12, 14 x 14 toms, 5 x 14 1985 Master Model snare
Zildjian Cymbals AKG Kick Drum D112 and Shure Beta Mic’s
Martin Acoustic / Electric Cutaway Guitar