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

Ben Gillies

Bent Music, Silverchair

Dan Prestup

Spider Rockets

Monty Bradford

Chris Young

Mark Castillo

Crossfade

Bostjan Meglic

Siddharta

 

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