If you’re looking for an elite drummer, this guy might be the one you’re looking for. His resume sounds awesome, so give him a call if you need his services:
Roger W. Parr, Jr.
20+ years performing, recording, and International touring experience
Excellent feel, perfect time, great chops, all styles, sight-reading
Drums – Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute
Cymbals – Paiste
Guitar – 20+ years
Bass – 15+ years
Backing Vocals – 5+ years
Extensive knowledge of sound reinforcement and recording techniques
Fantastic producing, writing, and arranging skills
Reliable, punctual, and professional
Strong leadership skills; Takes direction well
Percussion Instructor – Pequannock Township High School Marching Band
Awarded a full 4-year College Music Scholarship – Shepherd College, WV.
Pit Orchestra – Drum set – Barn Theater – Montville, NJ
Guest at 1995 “Modern Drummer Magazine’s” Festival Weekend
Performed at 1998 Summer NAMM show in Nashville, Tenn.
Performed at 1999 and 2000 Montreal Jazz Festivals
Two-week tour of Europe in 2000
Bandleader, musical director, manager, booking agent, & drummer – Terranova
Drummer – Paris – 100+ weddings in 2001
Recording – 15 Independent CD’s – various artists – various instruments
LIST OF NOTABLES I’VE WORKED WITH:
Andy Cichon – Bass – Shania Twain, Billy Joel
John Jansen – Producer – Jimi Hendrix, Cinderella, Faster Pussycat
Steve “Muddy” Shoes – Bass – Southside Johnny, Gary U.S. Bonds
Bruce Gatewood – Guitar – ELO, Bay City Rollers, Leslie Gore
Kevin Archer – Guitar – Al DiMeola
Alan Hagar – Bass – Debbie Davies
Ted Whitmore – Bass – Dana Carvey Show
One question comes to mind. When the hell did Dana Carvey have a show?