Whittier, CA 90602
Subjects Taught Drum, Music Performance, Percussion
I began playing percussion at the age of 11 because for some reason at the middle school I was attending it was the "cool thing" to do. At 12 years old my father gave me his old Tama swingstar drum set and since then I haven't got off a drum throne. At 13 years I had the opportunity to perform with my middle school concert band at the world famous Carnegie Hall. I continued pursuing my music career in high school by taking private lessons while participating in the high school drumline and jazz band. By my junior year of high school I auditioned to be one of Gwen Stefani's (of No Doubt) background drummers for her 2006 Holla Back Girl Tour where I had the opportunity to perform on such stages as the Anaheim Pond (now the Honda Center) and the Hollywood Bowl. immediately after high school I began doing recording sessions and touring all over the U.S and Europe with many different artists such as; Kid Cudi, The Knux, Slapbak, Latin recording artists; LaLa, Carlos Pena, and La...