Patrick De Smet

COUNTRY Belgium      
GROUP NIGHT OF THE PROMS      

BORN IN:
Dendermode
LIVES IN:
Mespelare, Belgium
DRUMMING SINCE:
1973
CURRENT BAND/PROJECT(S):
Night of the Proms John Miles Electric Band Symphonic Factory Belgian Army bands Melo-Ritmo theater production (Duet)
BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
My dad (conductor, trumpet) Cauberghs Louis (Teacher conservatory) All world-star artists (more than 80!) I met during www.notp.com since 1985. Toto and Simple Minds have special place in my heart!
FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
All of the Night of the Proms CD's and DVD's because of the variety of fantastic artists throughout 25 years.
FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Master Plan", Dave Weckl
Any Toto CD
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
All solo performances with Night of the Proms
A July 14th performance in Paris in front of 400,000 people.
A concert for the Belgian King Albert II which I wrote, arranged and conducted.
FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
18" AAX X-plosion Crash - throughout the years this is the one cymbal that I have never swapped with another.

Chris 'Seven' Antonopoulos

Livan

Tony Succar

Unity

Raul Pineda

Curly Smith

Boston

Tony Royster Jr.

Jay Z