Gary Rinaldi Resume

      Gary has played a wide variety of gigs over the course of the last 10 years, including everything from Big Band Jazz to Heavy Metal bands. After getting his first drumset, he played along with the stereo to groups like Led Zeppelin, Metallica, and Phil Collins. His musical pursuits continued by enrolling at New Jersey City University,where he studied classical percussion and Jazz. Besides playing with various bands in the New York tristate area, Gary's first professional gig was touring full time as percussionist for the National Tour of the production "The Full Monty." Now residing in Los Angeles, he is currently available for gigs and sessions.

Some of my influences include: Neil Peart,Steve Gadd, Simon Phillips, Joe Morello, Stewart Copeland, Vinnie Colaiuta, Nicko Mcbrain, Jeff Porcaro, Alex Van Halen, John Bonham, Lars Ulrich, Dave Weckl, Mike Portnoy, David Garibaldi, Dave Lombardo,Keith name a few.

Updated:  December 29, 2011

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