Paddy – TSR Headquarters, Bushwick, Brooklyn 1988

Main drumming influences :
Stewart Copeland, John Bonham, Clyde Stubblefield, Topper Headon, Little Edie.

Current Projects:

Manitou – 2012 – present- Drums/Percussion- ‘Trouble Times’ Ep out soon!

Bing Ji Ling  (Phenomenal Handclap Band)- 2008- present- Drums/Percussion

‘Shadow to Shine’ – New Bing Ji Ling -Itunes/Tummy Touch Records

Fred Schneider (B-52’s) 2009-present


Scissor Sister highlights 2003-2008:

Number 1 UK record 2004 -Scissor Sisters debut 2.5 million copies sold

Number 3 UK record 2006 -Ta Dah

3 Brit Awards 2005

Grammy-nomination 2005

3 Brit award nominations 2007

Live Performance highlights:

400+ international  concerts

Live 8 London Hyde Park 2005:with Pink Floyd, U2, Paul McCartney, Madonna., REM, Sting

Glastonbury Festival 2004 Main Stage

Trafalgar Square London record release event 2006

Fuji Rocks- Japan 2005

Royal Albert Hall –2005

Elton John 60th Birthday Celebration- NYC with Tony Bennet, Mary J. Blige

Onstage Collaborations:

Fashion Rocks concert- w/ Sir Elton John – Radio City Music Hall NYC 2006

Speak Out concert NY 2008 w/ Lou Reed, Moby, David Byrne.

Carlos Alomar (Bowie) NYC 2006

Neil Tenant (Pet Shop Boys)-London 2007

Fred Schneider (B-52’s) NYC 2004

U.S. T.V. appearances: 2004-2007

Saturday Night Live, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel, ‘Passions’ (soap opera) Dancing with the Stars,

UK TV appearances 2004-2007

Top of the Pops, T4, Later with Jools Holland, Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton, CD UK

Other European TV Appearances: 2006-2007:

Australia – Rove

France – Hit Machine/Album of the Week /Les Disques D’Or TV

Japan – Fuji TV “Waratte Il Tomo / NHK “POP JAM”

Germany – Wetten Dass / Bambi Awards

Holland – Paul De Leeuw TV

Spain – Operación Triunfo TV

Italy – San Remo Festival/ Italian Music Awards

Ongoing Study:

Drummers Collective NYC

Djoniba African Drum and Dance Center NYC

Early Years:

Professional appearances:

Late Night with Conan O’Brien 1995 -drummer with for Fred Schneider (B-52’s) performed ‘Lime In The Coconut’ with Tracey Wormworth (bass-Sting/B-52’s/Wayne Shorter/Waitresses), Brian Baker (guitar-Minor Threat/Bad Religion) , Richard Barone (guitar- Bongos).

Joe Jackson – “Nineteen Forever”- video 1989

Manu Chao 2001 – percussion-Central Park Summer stage NYC


Faith – NYC:

“Time to Fall In Love Again” cd – 1998 produced by Fred Smith (Television/Blondie) and Andy Cox (English Beat/Fine young Cannibals. Additional demo recordings produced by Sal Principato (Liquid Liquid) and Albert Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult).

Live highlights: Shows with Toots and the Maytals, Joey Ramone, Vernon Reid, Me’Shell N’degeocello, Skunk Anansie, Luscious Jackson, Youssou N’Dour, Special Beat and War.


The Sloane Rangers – NYC

“From the From ‘ cd/album 1988  Invert Records

‘Scram’ cd/album 1991 – produced by Mark Spencer (guitarist/producer-Blood Oranges/Freedy Johnston/Lisa Loeb)..

Live highlights:

Shows with Lemonheads, Meat Puppets, 7 Seconds, Dumptruck, Bob Mould, 24-7 Spyz, Grant Hart, New Model Army and Live Skull

Past musical ‘flings’:



Shrine for the Black Madonna-

Greg Tates’ Burnt Sugar

Paddy Boom – Biography

Songs with great drums that inspire me



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