Sagai Yosef


Vocalist, Keyboard.


Seasoned, versatile drummer/percussionist without an ego problem. Easy to work with. Have played in and formed several bands. Played for Mt Carmel church of neptune for five years. Second Baptist church of Asbury Park for one year. Perform regularly with the Asbury Park school district music dept. Currently playing for Salem Baptist church of Long Branch. Video one is a sample of me fooling around improvising on the drum set at the spur of the moment, can play other styles.( Could have used more cymbal work lol.) Second video of prior band I formed, just keeping it pumpin playing for the music. Shot with small camera placed on table, woman with big booty"s didn't know camera was there. Lol. Third video is xmas show at Second Baptist Church of Asbury park nj. My version of Little Drummer Boy. Lights were turned off too soon had to improvise most of solo in the dark. "stuff happens". Much love to all my musician friends. Interested in playing world music, lounge, Acoustic, Alternative, cover, r&b, rock, jazz fusion, funk, gospel, ska, blues. Drum circle. Can be contacted at imhotepj316aol, or 732-361- 7665. Barry. "Music is to the mind & soul as air is to the body".......Plato. Let the universal spirit of music endure. Peace. I am also available for work as a percussionist / world drummer.

Screen name:
Sagai Yosef
Member since:
Nov 14 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:


Africa (including middle east), Brazil, Europe, India, Guiana, RONNIE ELLENWOOD (MY BROTHER), JAMES "LAMMY" ELLENWOOD (MY FATHER). LEON "CHINO" ROBERTS (MY FRIEND) may all RIP. Maurice White,Glen Velez, Sonny Emory, Tony Royster jr, Teddy Campbell, John Blackwell, Max Roach, Gavin Harrison, Hakim Ludin, Art Blakey, Aaron Spears, Babatunde Olatunji , Vinx De'jon, Todd Sucherman, Tony Williams, Dennis Chambers, Chris Coleman, Gerald Heyward, Mike Portnoy, Caroline Corr, Gordon Campbell, Will Calhoun, Micky Hart, Buddy Rich, N. Scott Robinson, Rayford Griffin, Will Kennedy, Billy Cobham, and others. Ricky Lawson, Marvin Mcquitty gone too soon.

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Background Singer:


Orange county maple, pearl birch, pdp maple, and roland td6 drumsets. Zildian, sabian,paiste,meinl,hammerax cymbals.(I like what sounds good to me regardless of brand). Pork pie, dw, and orange county hybrid snare. Djembe Ashiko Udu Cajon Hide drums (not shown) Conga drums Doumbek bongos mini Timbales simmons sdmp1 electronic drum pad/machine percussion set up. Bodhran Tar Djun Djun Kalimba Tar-rine Ghaval Washboard Talking drum zilli bendir shakere several Egyptian tambourines (Riqs) Bendir Daff Kanjira Tamborim Tamburello Auxiliary percussion. Rehearsal space. P A's, lights, fog machine, mics, drum mics, mixer for drums, ect....