Terick Verges

COUNTRY United States      

Biography

BORN IN:
Memphis, Tennessee in 1962

LIVES IN:
Memphis, Tennessee

DRUMMING SINCE:
12 years old

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
Al Green

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Buddy Rich, Lenny White, Billy Cobham, Steve Ferrone, David Garibaldi, Max Roach, Alex Acuna, Paulino DeCosta and Giovanni Hidalgo

FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
Al Green Tribute DVD (2003), and an Al Green AOL Project (2005)

FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Return to Forever", Chick Corea

CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S):
Al Green DVD Tribute series filmed in Los Angeles, CA - I had the pleasure to perform with artists like Macy Gray, Bonnie Rait, Mary J. Blige and the great Billy Preston. In the same week, I did my first television appearances on Jay Leno and the Ellen show. Another highlight was performing at a campaign fundraiser for President Obama at the Apollo Theatre in NYC on January 19th, 2012.

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
The HH and HHX series cymbals really project my musical personality

Bill Ray

Rdg, Nice World, Bill Ray Drums

Andy Sanesi

Nick Hexum Quintet

Rick Gratton

Freelance

Mike Portnoy

The Winery Dogs, Flying Colors, Transatlantic

Yoron D. Israel

Band Leader / Freelance

 

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