Boom-ography

Drummer/Percussionist/Songwriter – Scissor Sisters/Faith/Fred Schneider (B-52’s)

DRUMMING INFLUENCES:
Stewart Copeland, John Bonham, Ziggy Modeliste, Clem Burke, Budgie, Larry Mullen Jr.,
Rob Ellis, John ‘Jabo’ Starks Clyde Stubblefield, Topper Headon, Little Edie.

CURRENT:
Paddy Boom • 2009 -present- Executive Producer/Arranger/Songwriter/drums/vocals/percussion
‘Slow Down’ Ep release date TBA – Album features Paddy Boom (scissor Sisters) ,Carlos Alomar (Bowie),N’Dea Davenport (Brand New Heavies) Paul Frazier (David Byrne) Tim Shipman.

Faith • Drummer/Songwriter – Albums produced by Wharton Tiers (Dinoisaur Jr./Sonic Youth/Helmet) Fred Smith (Television/Blondie) and Andy Cox (English Beat/Fine Young Cannibals, Sal Principato (Liquid Liquid) Albert Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult).

SCISSOR SISTERS 2003-2008:
‘Scissor Sisters’ debut record Number 1 UK record 2004 • 3.5 million copies sold
Scissor Sisters’ Ta Dah Number 3 UK record 2006
3 Brit Awards 2005 -Best International Act, Best Breakthrough Album, Best Live Act
Grammy-nomination –Best Dance Recording 2005
3 Brit award nominations 2007 ‘I Don’t Feel Like Dancing’

SCISSOR SISTERS HIGHLIGHTS:
400+ international concerts:
Live 8 London England Hyde Park 2005:with Pink Floyd, U2, Paul McCartney, Madonna. REM, Sting
Glastonbury Festival, England–2004-Main Stage
Trafalgar Square, London, England Record Release event-2006
Fuji Rocks-Japan 2005
Royal Albert Hall, London, England–2005
Elton John 60th Birthday Celebration-NYC 2007 with Tony Bennet, Mary J. Blige
Fashion Rocks-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. BROADCAST TV APPREARANCES: 2003-2008
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 BROADCAST TV APPEARANCES 2004-2008
Top of the Pops, T4, Later with Jools Holland, Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton, CD UK

INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST TV APPEARANCES 2004-2008
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

PERFORMED WITH:
Joe Jackson, Fred Schneider (B-52’s) Tracey Wormworth (Sting/B-52’s/Wayne Shorter/Waitresses), Manu Chao, Brian Baker (guitar-Minor Threat/Bad Religion) , Richard Barone (guitar- Bongos)

ONGOING STUDY:
Drummers Collective NYC
Djoniba African Drum and Dance Center NYC

Endorsements: Yamaha Drums, Zidjian Cymbals, Vic Firth Sticks

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