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I toured with a national act for the past 7 years. Now I have been doing a lot of tracking drums for people. Studio work. I listen to a wide variety of music and I'm a fast learner. I can sit in on the fly with basic cues. Currently I only play 7-9 national gigs a year. Would like to be able to work with a decent, working cover band in my off time. If you are looking for a solid drummer with 100+ number of gigs experience, versatile, can play with a click and backing vocals, please contact me. I have pro gear.

runttwah-At-g-mail-. I'm a drummer of over 30 years with live and studio experience. I've done the original and cover circuits. Always interested in new styles and genres. My main background is alternative, classic and progressive rock. I'm good with odd time signatures and drastic tempo changes. I can also lay back and groove. I have quite a lot of studio and audio engineering/production experience as well as plenty of years playing live.

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Aug 26 2005
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Over 100
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Underground And quazi mainstream British pop such as Radiohead, Boo Radleys, Ride, My Bloody Valentine, Futureheads, Bloc Party, New Order, The Bravery.

American fringe such as Death Cab For Cutey, Francine, Elliot Smith, Lou Reed / Velvet Underground, Aimee Mann etc..........

Naturally, I'm also into progressive music such as Yes, King Crimson, Rush, Zappa, U.K. ect.....

Mainstream & Classic Rock influences include Peter Gabriel, David Bowie, Dave Matthews, Pink Floyd, Chicago. Eagles, Stones, Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, James Gang etc.......

Love early R & B and soul. Stax/Atlantic stuff. Some Motown, and definitely Philly sound. Sharon Jones & The Dapkings, Otis Redding, Delfonics, Sam & Dave, Etta James, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, James Brown, Issac Hayes, Curtis Mayfield etc....

Funk influences: Sly & The Family Stone, P-Funk, Cameo, etc...

Jazz influences: Coltrane, Davis, Bird, Basie, Ellington ect.......

There's very little I do not listen to, which gives me an advantage to be placed with just about any type of band.

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Star Classic Maple. 10", 12", 14", 16" toms, 22" kick. Tama Artwood snare. Ludwig super sensitive, acrolite and birch snare drums. 13" Mapex "Black Panther" snare drum. Zildjin and Meinl cymbals. LP granite blocks and cow bell. 14" Matador timbale. Set of LP signature piccolo timbales. Roland TD-8 V-drum kit. Sennheiser, AKG, Sure and Audio Technica mics. Fender 80's "The Twin" guitar amp. Ibanez RG-570 guitar. '65 Fender Musicmaster II. Korg Microkorg, Roland Juno DS88 keyboard, Mac Pro w/ Reaper and a secondary acoustic drum kit. 6 piece Tama Superstar Classic maple.