SEEKINGBand to Join, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard.
LATEST PROJECT: Spring 2020- Working with Nashville-based singer/songwriter Ed Laura (formerly of 'Nashville Weather') to compose and record drum tracks for his original songs to be compiled into his forthcoming album. Featured songs: When Cowboys Were Our Heroes; Cerebral Navigations.
CONTINUING PROJECTS: Percussionist with church worship teams; Working with several musicians auditioning prospective band members supporting their long term projects and collaborating on original works. I'm open for other opportunities and projects, as well. Possibilities include (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) , gigging band, drum tracks for original compositions, and fill-in/session drummer/percussionist.
Background: First lesson: age 6. First kit: age 8 First gig: age 13. Played in concert bands and orchestras (snare and timpani), then pop/rock bands from jr. high onward in Detroit area. Gigs: Clubs, Dances, Battles of Bands, Weddings.
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Jan 03 2013
- Active within 1 week
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
Not limited by genre, they are many and diverse: Krupa / Blakey / Hal Blaine / Watts / Starr / Baker / Palmer / Moon/ Motown studio drummers / Brit Invasion / Power Trios / Beatles / Stones / Zep / CCR / Cream / Who / ELP / Petty / Etc. / '60's dance / Classic RnR / Surf / Psychedelic / Power Rock / Southern Rock / Jazz / Funk / rock of the '60, '70's and '80's plus / Black Keys / Government Mule/ MercyMe, for King and Country, Paul Baloche...so many.
- Other Percussion:
Acoustic: Yamaha Live Custom Hybrid Oak 5 piece; Vintage Ludwig Classic & Zildjians, Rogers Dynasonic Buddy Rich snare.
Digital: Alesis StrikePro; Roland TD30-KV Special Edition electronic six piece Pro V-drum set and (2) Roland TD-17KVX kits, & gig bags.
Percussion: tamborines, cowbells, claves, bar chime, triangle, mararacas, finger cymbal and fat stick bag.
Audio gear: Simmons DA-200S 200 watt drum monitor, Roland 100w monitor, Audix Fusion mics, Behringer mixer, Sennheiser e825S vocal mic,Tascam recorder, Zoom Video cam, stands and cords.
ROCK-Drum Cover - Good Things Happen to Bad People Cover (R. Thompson)
ROCK-Drum Cover - Good Things Happen to Bad People Cover (R. Thompson) Genre: Other
Richard Thompson's guitar work is fantastic. Drum track recorded slightly loud for emphasis (typical for all drum cover recordings on this website). Roland TD-30 KV SE-kit.
Cerebral Navigations Track number: 4 Year: 2020 Album: The Email Band Genre: Alternative
Original percussion compositions were recorded in twelve tracks: concert snare, Japanese temple bell, conga, timpani, hand percussion, and drum kit. All percussion played by Terrence N Banbury.
When Cowboys Were Are Our Heros
When Cowboys Were Are Our Heros Track number: 1 Year: 2020 Album: Pending Genre: Americana
I composed and performed original percussion instrumentation for a Nashville songwriter/composer who performed vocals/guitar/mandolin/bass.
POP-Drum Cover - Valerie w/ Amy Winehouse
POP-Drum Cover - Valerie w/ Amy Winehouse Genre: Pop
Very catchy rhythm on this one (pop music can be fun...). Bass drum is insane. Loved it. I learned this song to play at a recent audition for a band.
FUNK-Drum Cover - Hot Pants
FUNK-Drum Cover - Hot Pants Genre: Funk
Right now, we're gonna go back!! Way back!!! Can I count it off....?
BLUES-Drum Cover - Sweet Home...w/ Clapton in studio
BLUES-Drum Cover - Sweet Home...w/ Clapton in studio Genre: Blues
Well known blues jam. Studio version with Clapton providing sound check (and some guitar, too:-)).
JAZZ-Drum Cover - Rikki Don't Lose That Number TNB Cover
JAZZ-Drum Cover - Rikki Don't Lose That Number TNB Cover
Something jazzy from the past. Ludwig acoustic kit recorded in studio.
Classic Rock - She's Not There
Classic Rock - She's Not There Year: 2017 Genre: Classic Rock
Intriguing beat on this early Brit Invasion tune. I added a few new twists to it...subtle but effective.
Drum Solo-New Element Imrovised
Drum Solo-New Element Imrovised Year: 2018 Genre: Other
Bought a new acoustic kit and played it to see how it felt and sounded, after I tuned it, compared to my other kits. No plan, just improvised.
Christian Contemporary-Mighty To Save
Christian Contemporary-Mighty To Save Year: 2018 Genre: Christian Contemporary
Live open mic recording of the contemporary worship band I play with. I play all percussion parts.
PERCUSSION-Prepare! w/ Atonement Lutheran Choir
PERCUSSION-Prepare! w/ Atonement Lutheran Choir Genre: Christian / Gospel
A two part choral with percussion. I played all percussion parts. This shows the more "classical" side of my abilities. Recorded live with Atonement Lutheran Choir and pianist.
Christian Contemporary - Jesus Loves Me Blues
Christian Contemporary - Jesus Loves Me Blues Genre: Christian Contemporary
"The Blues is like a liniment, its good for what ails you." B.B. King.
Christian Contemporary - Our God
Christian Contemporary - Our God Year: 2019 Genre: Christian Contemporary
Recorded live at worship (open mic)
Christian Contemporary - Scars
Christian Contemporary - Scars Year: 2019 Genre: Christian Contemporary
Recorded live open mic; direct to stereo, no mixing.
Christian Contemporary - Revelation Song Reprise
Christian Contemporary - Revelation Song Reprise Year: 2019 Genre: Christian Contemporary
Christian Contemporary - In the Secret- Acoustic
Christian Contemporary - In the Secret- Acoustic Year: 2019 Genre: Christian Contemporary
I added a percussion track to a fine YouTube recording of two solo guitarists / vocalists.
Good News! Everybody Listen!
Good News! Everybody Listen! Year: 2020 Genre: Christian / Gospel
Live recording choir, piano, and drums. Open stereo mic, rough mix.