Pete Sweeney

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP FREELANCE      

Biography

Pete Sweeney is a drummer, author, and educator who performs in every genre of music. He has performed, recorded, and toured with many outstanding artists such as Pat Metheny, Lee Ritenour, Robben Ford, Frank Gambale, Duke Robillard, Ronnie Earl, "Dangerous" Dan Toler, Ed Mann (Frank Zappa), Andy Summers (The Police), Mick Goodrick, Dan Faulk, Laurel Masse, Steve Bailey, John Abercrombie, Jay and the Americans, Larry Coryell, Murali Coryell, Johnny "Clyde" Copeland, Lorne Lofsky, and Ray Vega. In addition to his performing, Pete has written 15 drum instructional books for the Alfred publishing company, as well as 3 dvds. He has numerous instructional lessons online with Workshoplive. He is also a faculty member of the National Guitar Workshop, The Berkshire Music School, Bard College at Simon's Rock, and the Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation.