Joe Porcaro

Band: Studio Legend


Joe Porcaro is one of the most recorded percussionist/drummers of our time.
His musical spectrum ranges from Jazz and Rock to Opera and Symphonic.
In the Jazz field, Joe has recorded with Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Freddie Hubbard, and Don Ellis.
He has also made albums with Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughn, Natalie Cole, TOTO, and Madonna.
In the Operatic and Symphonic area, Joe recorded with Luciano Pavarotti, Rise Stevens, Lily Pons, Andre Kostelanitz, Pierre Boulez, and the L.A. Philharmonic and Hartford Symphony Orchestras.
Joe has also played on many Hollywood film scores with many top composers such as James Newton Howard, John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, James Horner, Danny Elfman, and Steve Porcaro.
Joe is currently co-director of drum studies at the LA Music Academy College of Music in Pasadena, and is one of the most highly regarded drum and percussion teachers in the world.


Drumheads Preferences

Snare Batter:

Single Ply Texture Coated

Snare Resonant:

Classic Clear Snare Bottom

Tom Batter

Single Ply Texture Coated

Tom Resonant

Classic Clear

Kick Drum Batter

Superkick I

Kick Drum Resonant



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