PaolaViteri
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Accordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Drums, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.

ABOUT

Born and raised in Quito (Ecuador - South America), living in New York since 2008. 23 years of experience playing the drums and different kind of musical genres such as: Rock, Electronic Rock, Hard Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Rockabilly, Blues, Funk, Reggae, Ska, Pop, Latin Pop, Bossa Nova, and others. Experience playing with electronic drums and latin percussion such as: bongos, congas, clave, guiro, cajon peruano, shakers, agogo bells, etc. Experience playing with and without a click (rhythm machine or metronome). Experience performing and recording in my homeland Ecuador and in the US. Performed in different music festivals and shared the stage with different bands and artists from Ecuador and the US. Played the drums for bands in Ecuador and in the US. Studied and participated in music workshops with renowned drummers and musicians such as: Edward Mejía, Esteban Rivadeneira, Marcelo Castro, Oscarito Valdéz, Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, The Electronic Hammer, Adam Cruz, Benny Grebb, Steve Smith, and the KOSA Percussion Festival. Honors Diploma for attendance and participation at “The B.E.A.T. Academy” (Ecuador), founded by renowned jazz drummer Edward Mejía. I am bilingual, fluent in English and

Contact me at:
vite66(at)g-m-a-i-l

Screen name:
PaolaViteri
Member since:
Jan 31 2020
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Carter Beauford (Dave Matthews Band), John Densmore (The Doors), Abe Cunningham (Deftones), Anika Nilles, Benny Greb, Antonio Sánchez, Jon Theodore (The Mars Volta, Queens of the Stone Age, etc.), Derrick McKenzie (Jamiroquai)

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Advanced
Vocalist - Soprano:
Intermediate
Other Percussion:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Gretsch Catalina Maple, Zildjian A Custom and Sabian B8X cymbals.