GeneralMusic, drums, bass, home studio, recording, coffee, coke, dark chocolate, hi tech gadgets, astronomy, computers, programming, cars, cool houses, movies, cartoons, Italian, Japanese, and Filipino cuisine, food in general.
BooksFuture Sounds/Code of Funk by David Garibaldi, Inside Out (Exploring the Mental Aspects of Drumming) by Billy Ward.
HeroesNeil Peart, David Garibaldi, Vinnie Colaiuta, ?uestlove, Benny Greb, Bernard Purdie, Steve Jordan.
Who I'd like to meet:
who i am
location: fargo, north dakota, u.s.a.
hometown: baguio city, philippines
birthday: may 8..
what i do
instruction & programming i taught at st. louis university in baguio city, philippines, teaching c, java, data structures and object-oriented programming.
music & drumming i enjoy playing drums and i am fortunate to have played with various artists and bands of diverse genres. genres include rock, progressive rock, classic rock, rock n' roll, rap-metal, jazz, jazz standards, acid jazz, fusion, blues, r&b, soul, neo-soul, funk, country, bluegrass, reggae, ska, theater pit, and church music. i appreciate every drummer's personality on the kit, however, i do have a short list of influences: neil peart, vinnie colaiuta, david garibaldi, ?uestlove, steve jordan, benny greb, and zach danziger.
these are the websites i developed.
i modified a myspace page of a chinese restaurant in manhattan, ks. i used css, and div overlays.
i helped beautify the myspace page for a record label in southern mississippi. i only used css.
this is the myspace page of american sugar, which borrows the same design concept as their official website. i only used css.
these are just some of the music i play. enjoy!
this is with the hard-rock/metal group american sugar from hattiesburg, ms. this is a two-song video with the titles bloodstained and cry for your country.
matthew funches (singer/keyboardist), another local artist from hattiesburg, ms, plays r&b, soul, reggae, and experimental music. paradox is one of his more aggressive tunes that we all enjoy playing as much as it is challenging.
a ska band in manhattan, ks, called the ruckus, performed at the city park on a great summer evening with the song when the ska bands play
a cool cafe gig with rylan & friends at a coffee shop in manhattan, ks. here is our own rendition of a jazz standard.
taken during a music festival in manhattan, ks, performing in a bookstore with squib cakes playing blue bossa. this time, i played congas.
these songs are by an acid jazz outfit from baguio city, philippines, called 6 days to friday.
- Status: Married
- Here for: Networking, Friends
- Hometown: Baguio City, Philippines
- Orientation: Straight
- Body type: 5' 8" / Average
- Ethnicity: Asian
- Religion: Catholic
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Education: College graduate
- Occupation: Musician/Web Developer
Saint Louis University
- Baguio, Benguet PH
Musar-Yamaha School of Music
- Baguio, Benguet PH