VeroH
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Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Upright bass, Cello, DJ, Electronic Music.

ABOUT

Always ready to work! Veronica is a well versed and driven drummer with incredible world class experience who has toured, supported, MD with national and international artists and musicians like Motown artists The Commodores and Impromp2, Nicolas Bearde, Dove Award Winner Betty Griffin-Keller, The Legendary Willie Chambers (Chambers Brothers), 4 Non-Blonde Guitarist/Composer Louis Metoyer, Smooth Jazz Guitarist Rohn Lawrence and Peter Storn, Keyboardist Les Paul Roque of Kool & The Gang, Bernard Rhone, Khani Cole, Cynthia Poole, Sherry Roberson and more including a list of newly signed, up and coming industry artists showcases, Harrahs hotels and Red Rock Resort Casino residencies. She began honing her skills in church and worship where she was exposed to various musical styles including locking in with percussion tracks in various musical applications. She also considers herself very blessed to have originated her own jazz trio and hammond B-3 projects while gracing stages with notable jazz artists Grover Washington, Pieces of A Dream, Freddie Ravel, Tom Browne, Clarence Clemons, Rohn Lawrence and Kenny Burrell.
Her televised appearances include Saturday Night Live, Top of the Pops, etc). Recorded and rehearsed live TV performances and promos at Abbey Road Studios, Power Station Studio and S.I.R. nationally. She operates her production company
1 MUSICAL 1 Consulting, Coaching, Mentoring where she composes, orchestrates, programs, arranges, produces, consults, coaches and mentors, as well as creates beats, loops for a wide range of musical styles from R&B, Jazz, Funk, Gospel, CMC, Rock, Country Rock, Pop, Reggae, Alternative, Hip Hop, Latin, Samba and Bossa Nova. Feel free to reach out to her here or at
veronicahardeman29gma.

Well versed at supporting artists for tours, industry promotional showcases, television, radio, live venues, promotes music in school events and judging Guitar Center Drum-Off. She is sensitive to other band members, a quick study, creative, has a great ear (in-ear monitors...lol), easy-going (no drama), have top-of-the-line equipment, and also sings background.

She has gained plenty of live performance and recording experience while supporting national artists in large venues and with her original band Elevation's events in CA & AZ, record executive Jason Flom with Sly Stone keyboardist Rick McAfee, Jesse Johnson of The Time production team for Capital records, WEA, Motown, A&M, Capital Records, SXSW, NAMM, Whiskey, Roxy, Troubador, Hotel Cafe, House of Blues, many international Odens/Stadiums and numerous large church concerts and events. She also has a large (100+) list of cover song experience also to pull from various genres too. She enjoys playing everything from Miles to Boney James, The Muse to Rhianna, Sade to James Brown, Acoustic to Neo-Soul, Electronica to Hammond B-3 Trio, Wes Montgomery to Cassandra Wilson to Charlie Hunter along with the latest Gospel/Christian modes. She can hold down, build, orchestrate a groove and lock in with a track on the spot with breaks, hits, dynamics and solos. When the music allows she can also play a lot of frills (show-time) and embellish. Check out a couple of her beats. She also plays multiple hybrid combination kits (electronicdrums/percussion) with acoustic kick, snare, hat applications. She has demo snipets if you like. If you need live quality drums, beats or percussion tracks for your project feel free to reach out to Veronica. Her company 1Musical1 Stage Performance Consulting, Coaching and Mentoring is where she produces and collabs with various up and coming artists, bands, MC's and vocal artists. Feel free to contact her at veronicahardeman29atdotcom
Enjoy browsing around.

Peace & Blessings Always!

Screen name:
VeroH
Member since:
Sep 21 2009
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

Here are some of the Drummers who influenced my drum style: Ricky Lawson, Bernard Purdie, Calvin Rodgers, Joel Smith, Harvey Mason, Tony Thompson, Alex Acuña, Vinnie Colaiuta, Virgil Donati, Gerry Brown, Lil John Roberts, Cora Dunham-Coleman, Teddy Campbell, Chris "Daddy" Dave, Chris Coleman, Terri Lyne Carrington, Soan Ash, Gavin Harrison, Tony Williams, Billy Higgins, Buddy Miles, John Bonham, Lenny White, Lenny Castro, Steve Ferrone, Steve Jordan, Poogie Bell.
Here's a sample of musicians who I appreciate, study and listen to for their songwriting, production, performance and so many others but are really too numerous to list Hawkins Family, Fred Hammond, Herbie Hancock, Macoy Tyner, Weather Report, Wayne Shorter, Miles Davis, Robert Glasper, 1500 or Nothing, Fishbone, Timbaland, David Bowie, Freddie Hubbard, Pat Metheny, Jaco, Joe Sample, Allan Holdsworth, Jean Luc Ponty, Marcus Miller, Bob Marley, Andre Crouch, George Clinton, Prince, Funkadelic, P-Funk Allstars, Michael Jackson, Ohio Players, Luther Vandross, Sly Stone, Jimi Hendrix, Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews, The Stones, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Erykah Badu, Mary J Blige, Jill Scott, Phyllis Hyman, U2, Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Flora Purim, Jimmy Smith, and the list goes on...

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert
Electronic Music:
Expert
Background Singer:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Custom Drums, Gretsch Drums, various Hybrid Acoustic/Electronic combo applications. Gong Bop congas, bongos and percussion toys. Custom In-Ear monitors, Samson headset microphone. Motif, Triton, Alesis and Fender Rhodes keyboards. Logic, GarageBand, Mac.

MUSIC

CALENDAR

Past Events

Jimi Hendrix Tribute Band
Whiskey A-Go-Go
Hollywood, CA

New Generation Choir

Bootsy Girls Daisy Rock Guitars

Universal City, Studio City, CA

1musical1 artist consulting & production project

1musical1 Artist Consulting & Production project