MrPaiste
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ABOUT

Experienced drummer/percussionist and aspiring producer. I have been playing since age 10 - my experience includes musical styles ranging from classical to jazz, country, rock, pop and metal. Some highlights:

Air Force Band of Mid America
Dv8 (party/pop/rock)
3 Tequila Dance (modern country)
Dark Whiskey (top 40 country)
Gettysburg Theater - Joseph and the Amazing . . .

There are a number of other bands, orchestras, shows, recording projects and sessions that round out my resume. I am currently a percussionist with the West Shore Symphony Orchestra.

Screen name:
MrPaiste
Member since:
Oct 04 2016
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Though I have been influenced by numerous musicians, my main drumming influences include Steve Gadd, Jeff Porcaro and Paul Leim.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Pearl 6-piece birch kit and hardware
Paiste cymbals (Signature and pst8)
Pearl Philharmonic concert snare
Misc. percussion instruments (triangle, cow bell, wood block, etc.)
Pearl Temple Blocks
Zildjian 18" Symphonic Viennese Tone Crash Cymbals
Williams Overture Electric Piano
Shure Beta-91 BD Microphone
Shure Beta-96 SD Microphone
Shure SM94 Condenser Microphones (2)
Shure SM58 Microphone
Shure PG58A Microphones (4)
MXL A-5t Tim Mics (4)
MXL V67 Microphones (2)
Behringer UMC1820 DAI
Behringer ADA8200 AI
Presonus StudioOne DAW
Yamaha HS8 Studio Monitors
Behringer 1202FX Mixer
Behringer FBQ1502HD Stereo EQ
Harbinger APS 15 Powered Speakers (2)