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WW II and other era vintage drums that are beautifully customized to not only look amazing, but to be completely playable as well. We utilize 90% original vintage parts and shells to create a beautiful and unique instrument.
Joe has been the drummer of this exciting band for over a decade. They have performed as an opening act for notable headliners such as the premier national touring reggae band " THIRD WORLD on the boardwalk concert stage in Atlantic City. They have been playing their tropical and classic rock sounds in almost every casino beach bar and performance venue on both the ocean and bay side of the city as well as Philadelphia NY and NJ. They are the premier house trio for the Philadelphia Flyers Hockey team in the Upscale Cadillac Grille.
Joe is the “Funky” drummer of the Philadelphia based Classic Soul Funk Band with New Orleans R&B flavors sprinkled through out. Its a tight ensemble that allows for the looseness that a jam band can bring amidst the arrangements that requires precise hits from everyone in the band.
Joey boom has also supplied an enormous amount of percussive sounds to numerous live and recorded performances over the years. He has a vast array of colors and sounds both with acoustic,exotic and electronic instruments to set an ambient mood or fire up a latin/ Jazz/ or pop accompaniment to ANY live or recording performance.. If you need it want it, he’s got it
Like most, Joe started in elementary school and realized the passion early on. He was in every ensemble possible including award winning Marching/Jazz & Concert Bands at West Milford HS,Class of 78. He began his percussion scoring and writing tenure as a 16 yr old student for his alma mater as well as several other area High School drum lines at the same time. He then continued his insatiable appetite at the perfect percussion breeding grounds of William Paterson University, 78-83 There, he was a part of the nationally recognized NJ Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Ray DesRoches. He had NUMEROUS 20th century [New Music] performance opportunities in NJ, New York City and San Fransisco with the Ensemble. From solo marimba to the full percussion orchestra of Charles Wuorinen’s Percussion Symphony. He has played just about every percussion instrument imaginable.
He performed drums and or hand percussion for concerts clubs and festivals with all types of music not only locally in the tri state area but extensively though out the United States from East coast to West coast and the mid west in between. North from parts of Canada to along the southern rim of Key west the Gulf coast region to Texas. EVERY state along the eastern seaboard through to the caribbean including St. Thomas St, John, BVI, Bermuda, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic,Puerto Rico and as far south as Barbados multiple times on land and Sea on for a year on Coasta Cruise Lines.
Several European tours including Italy, France, Belgium, Germany, Spain. He has played and sang Jazz in NY Philly & Washington DC, Rock,Blues, Latin, Funk/Soul Classic Rock, Singer Song Writer, Wedding Pop/Dance Classical percussion, Marching Band & drum corps Reggae & Smooth Jazz across the lands. Honky Tonk, traditional Country, Original country of several styles through Nashville, Texas and the deep south MANY TIMES, Modern Country, Oldies& Doo Wop concerts, Traditional and progressive POLKA, Sousa style concert and New Orleans style street Parade performance in NY NJ & Philly. He has also and continues to record with NUMEROUS artists all representing the styles listed above on drums and percussion.
In addition to his impressive performance accomplishments He was an Instrumental Music teacher and music technology instructor, percussion instructor for over 30 yrs in NJ public school systems from grades Kindergarten to community College. He has composed and written countless percussion ensemble and Marching Drum Line scores and pieces. He has won MANY high honors and awards for HS percussion performances both in the concert Hall all over the country and Canada but locally ALL over the Sate of NJ on the marching field.
He is the organizer and producer of the Delaware Drum Show that is held every last week in February and is also a published writer of articles in VDLS and Not so modern Drummer Magazines both in the UK and the US.
Some funky brushing between classes!!
DOUBLE TIME SWING???? OK!!!!