First Name: Felipe
Last Name: Torres
Birthday: March 21, 1981
Location: United States
Display Name: Felipe Torres
I am Felipe Torres, Drummer/Percussionist/Backup Vocalist for- ZIRE'S WAR, Davy Cassidy, Popa Chubby, The Monkees, Reagan Youth. I specialize in Beginner to Advanced players on how to go from the practice room to the professional stage!
For nearly 20 years, Felipe Torres has toured/recorded drums as well as taught drumming and music both privately and throughout the world. He began studying music in high school as well as attending local private lessons. By his senior year, Felipe was voted President of his school band and was teaching and gigging regularly. He began studying privately at New York City’s Drummers Collective with such notable drummers as Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Mike Clark, Sandy Gennaro, and Ian Froman as well as Kenny Aronoff, Billy Ward, Matt Johnson, Cliff Almond, and Robby Ameen.
After high school, Felipe continued his drumming career by performing around the USA, Europe, Japan, Australia, and Canada, as well as appearing on The CBS Morning Show, TV Land, The Biography Channel, The Modern Drummer Festival 2008 and has had his articles published on the Evans and Vic Firth websites. He has toured with OURS, The Monkees, Chubby Checker, the Davy Jones Band, Reagan Youth, and Popa Chubby . He is also currently in an original metal band with Joey Z of Life Of Agony.
Throughout this time, Felipe continued to teach privately, online, as well as perform clinics around the country. He has also produced his own online video series, Flip of the Week. Felipe specializes in teaching from beginners to advanced players on drum set and orchestral percussion as well as ensembles in music school preparation, reading, rudiments, and various styles of music.
Through his website, www.FTDRUM247.com, members will have full access to many video lessons, downloads, charts, be able to record their own demos, and more, from anywhere in the world, anytime, 24/7.
Listen, Play, Create!
Felipe proudly endorses Evans Drumheads, Amedia Cymbals, Vic Firth, KICKPORT, Maxonix, DDrum Electronics, Latin Percussion, Warlock Drums, Cympad and Drum Wallet.
DRUMMER:That's My Day Job
Graduate of NYC's Drummers Collective
Current Touring and Recording Drummer for ZIRE'S WAR
Current Touring Drummer for The David Cassidy Band
National Drum Clinician
Performed at the Modern Drummer Festival '08
Touring Drummer for Popa Chubby Blues Band 2014
Touring and Recording Drummer for Davy Jones of the Monkees
Rate: $30 / 30 minutes
Lesson Type: Online & Local
Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Specialties: Advanced, Beginner, Rock, Health & Lifestyle
Ages: All Ages
Teaching Since: 1996
Drums: Warlock Drums
Cymbals: Amedia Cymbals
Sticks: Vic Firth
Drum Heads: Evans