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Meet the Drumsmack TV guests who appear on the show each week, read their bio and find links to their music or products.

Homero Chavez – Drummer/Percussionist/Educator

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Homero Chavez was born in El Paso, Texas. He began his music career in Cd. Juárez, México as a trumpet player in the city’s premier marching band, La Banda Juvenil Municipal, under the direction of the renowned orchestra leader Cayetano López. At the age of thirteen Homero joined La Orquesta Juvenil de La Universidad Autónoma […]

Scott Kay – Drummer

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David “Scott” Kay grew up in Dallas and started playing drums in High School at the age of 14. He went on to study music and drums at University of North Texas. While there, he studied reading music and playing jazz. In addition to that he played on the drum Line at UNT. After college […]

Sahir Hanif

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Written by Sahir Hanif: “My full name is Sahir Hanif, but everyone calls me “Sai,” [sounds like sigh.] I am the CEO/founder of Masters of Maple Drums, and Ghost Tech Touring. I have been in the music and touring business since I was a kid: my dad is an accomplished composer and multi instrumentalist [in […]

Matt Starr – Drummer, Producer, Clinician

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Matt Starr is a Los Angeles based drummer/vocalist, clinician, educator, Modern Drummer contributor & producer. He is currently filling for MR BIG drummer Pat Torpey on their “… The Stories We Could Tell” World Tour. Matt spent the past 3 years as the touring & recording drummer for KISS founding member Ace Frehley, playing on […]

Gil Sharone – Drummer, Author

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Gil Sharone is a Los Angeles based multi-faceted studio and touring drummer, who is proficient in many musical genres and styles. He is a creative, “feel” type drummer, who is often referred to as the “shuffle guy.” Watch Gil Sharone on Drumsmack TV Episode 91 Gil is currently an active band member of Marilyn Manson, […]