DARYL HAYOTT SR.
I’m Daryl Hayott. My Bio is on Wikipedia. I’m a simple cat playing simple music. I admire what u cats are bringing into the market and I wish u the best.
WHAT TYPE OF KIT YOU ARE LOOKING TO GET INCLUDING SIZES AND FINISH DESIGN?
I currently play a Pearl E. SPECSSnare/Tom Pads1 x 14" Snare, 1 x 10", 12", and 14" TomsNumber of Kick Pads1Included Kick Pads1 x 20" Bass DrumNumber of Cymbal Pads3Included Cymbal PadsECC 16T (16" Metal Ride - Triple Zone), ECC 13D (13" Metal Crash - Dual Zone), ECC 12S (12" Metal Top HH - Single Zone)Included HardwareDR-80E Icon e-Rack, CLH-80E Hi-Hat Holder, 2 x CH-80 Cymbal Holder, 3 x TH-900S Tom Holder, S-790W Snare Stand Drum Moduler.e.d.box I need something similar in style only acoustic. I’m not particular regarding finish as long as the drum sound is good.
WHAT YOUR PLANS ARE FOR THE FUTURE? IS MUSIC GOING TO BE YOUR CAREER? ďƒ’
My plans for the future is as always, continue to grow artistic vision. As for the Latter question I have no plans of leaving for a day job LOL.
LINKS TO VIDEO AND AUDIO YOU’D LIKE US TO CHECK OUT. Wikipedia All about Jazz AOL music MYSPACE PAGE IS Daryl Hayott & tribe Konfuciousklan.
YOUR FAVORITE TYPES OF MUSIC TO PLAY? I prefer up tempo genres. Acid Jazz, Funk, Prog Rock, Latin whatever keeps the heartbeat.
YOUR MAIN INFLUENCES, INCLUDING BANDS AND DRUMMERS?
Earth wind and Fire, Santana. Omar Hakim, Neal Peart, Mike Portnoy. Most of these cats I know and had the pleasure to work with. The influences would depend on what type of music I’m working.
HOW LONG YOU HAVE BEEN PLAYING?
I’ve been a pro drummer since the age of 16. I started as a session drummer for Electric Lady Studios in New York City.
WHO HAVE YOU STUDIED UNDER? ďƒ’
Buddy Miles, Narada Micheal Walden, Lenny White, Omar, Danny Seraphine, Mike Shrieve, theses cats were gracious enough to help me along.
WHAT BANDS AND PROJECTS HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH?
Sade, Al Jarreau, Gladys Knight, Teddy Riley, Osibissa, to name just a few
HAVE YOU DONE ANY STUDIO WORK? ďƒ’
Yes. Electric Lady, Abby road, in the UK, Future records, and quite a few on both sides off the Atlantic.
HOW MANY LIVE SHOWS HAVE YOU PLAYED IN THE PAST AND HOW MANY DO YOU PLAN TO PLAY IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS?
I’ve been playing live for four decades. Presently we’re due in 16 countries starting in OCT. 2011.