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Michael Benohr
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Other, Trombone, Upright bass, Cello.

ABOUT

I am a drummer and drum tutor with many years of performing, recording and teaching experience. My work as a musician has taken me to many places around the globe including Chile, Germany, the USA, the UK and the Netherlands.

Throughout my musical career I have performed at international festivals, concert venues, radio and TV stations such as Love Box Festival, The O2 in Greenwich, Kerrang! Radio and MTV. As a drummer I have performed among others for for Gabrielle Aplin (Number 2 UK Album Charts, May 2013), Aggro Santos (Number 5 in the UK Charts, May 2010), Tinashé (his debut album “Saved” was released by Universal Island) and for different artists of Gary Powell’s label 25 Hour Convenience Store. I am a SONOR, ROLAND, VATER and REMO endorsee.

Here a few keywords to describe my abilities as a drummer:
- Groove oriented
- Solid
- Click friendly
- Different styles (Funk, RnB, Hip-Hop, Electronic music, Rock, Latin, Jazz)
- Big repertoire of all genres
- Experienced with electronics (Roland SPD-SX and triggers)
- Fast learner and good sight reader
- Lots of energy

"I loved watching Michael play in his videos. When I see a drummer play, I get a deeper understanding of where he or she is coming from. Body language reveals a lot. I think Michael is a hard hitting, very heartfelt, funky rock and roll drummer. His playing seems very honest to me, which is what I care about most in a musician. Michael knows who he is, as a drummer."
- Andy Newmark (world renowned drummer that has played for Sly & The Family Stone, David Bowie, John Lennon, Roxy Music and Pink Floyd among others)

"Michael Benöhr is a talented musician able to adapt to many styles of music. His feel for grooves and technical approach to playing is a pleasure to 
watch and listen to."
- Gary Powell (drummer of The Libertines)

For more information and to check out my drum videos and music please visit my website:

www.michaelbenohr

For availability and rates please contact:

Michael Benöhr
Mobile: 075 0350 0242

Screen name:
Michael Benohr
Member since:
Nov 17 2013
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week

Influences

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Tower Of Power, The Roots, Fatboy Slim, Chemical Brothers, Squarepusher, Daft Punk, etc.
Anything from Funk, Hip Hop, Rock to electronic music and brazilian music.

EQUIPMENT

I am a Sonor drums, Roland drums, Vater sticks and Remo drumheads endorsee.