ruperd
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Christian musician with availability for studio work and live gigs. Thu/Fri eves, Sat all day, Sun afternoon & eve.

Education:
- Berklee College of Music ('83)
- Majors: BM in Composition & Arranging/General Music

Experience:
- Jazz
* Woody Herman Big Band ('79)
* smaller ensembles in the Boston area ('80-84);

- Latin
* since I was a kid (with family both here and in PR)

- Rock/R&B/Dance-funk
* on LI/NYC/NJ since HS, via weddings, clubs and (more recently) my Church (Church on the Sound, Stony Brook)

Other:
- Vocalist (Tenor, Lead & Bkgd)

Screen name:
ruperd
Member since:
Jan 17 2005
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Drummers:
* Stewart Copeland
* Bill Bruford
* Steve Gadd
* Peter Erskin

Bands/Musicians:
* Police
* King Crimson
* Steely Dan
* Rippingtons
* Nelson Rangell
* Woody/Maynard/Stan/Tito
* Fania All-Stars
* Salvador
* Something Like Silas
* Hillsong

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert
Vocalist - Tenor:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Hybrid Acoustic/Electronic
- 4 pc. GMS/Pearl Acoustic Kit
- 4 pc. Roland eDrums (SPD20 w.BD/HH trig & SD Pad integrated w.Kit)
- Paiste/Sabian Cymbals
- Assorted Orchestral & Latin Percussion Instruments