Rodrigo Gonzalez

Session Drummer

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Professional Drummer ready to record the best for your music... Always looking for what the music ask!!

Professional drummer.
I have studied with famous drummers like Antonio Sanchez, Bill Stewart, Peter Erskine, Jeff Hamilton, Ali Jackson, among others.

Record and perform with important jazz and rock musicians in Mexico.

Mixing and Mastering Experience.

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Interview with Rodrigo Gonzalez

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I have worked in many different situations in music.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: Recordings

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Nop

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital. That is what I have.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: To give my best.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Make music.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Could you play like...?

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: Not be clear of each detail.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: Style. Tempo. Sound. Influences. Sound per instrument.

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Be clear of what you want.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: A complete Drumset.

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: 20 years.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Unique.

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: John Mayer. I love the groove of his songs.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Patience.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: Beatles Music. Rock Music. Pop music. Jazz Music.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Groove Ringo Style.

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: Passion. Love for music. Experience.

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: Talk with the client. Set up for the song. Practice the music. Record until sound good. Mix and Master.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Drum kits: PDP Maple 22/16/13 Gretsch Renown Maple 18/14/12 DW 16/13/10 Snares: Gretsch USA Custom 14/6.5 Gretsch Renown Maple 14/5 Cymbals: K Dry Complex Ride 22 K Dry Complex Ride II 22 Bosphorus Ride Vintage 22 Bosphorus Ride Crash Master 22 K Hi-hats 15 Owl 16 Hi-hats Owl Crashes 19 and splash 9 Quality Treatment Soundproof Studio Mics: Audix D6 Audix D2 Audix i5 Audix ADX51 Shure SM57 Daw: Focusrite Clarett 4Pre Focusrite Clarett OctoPre LogicPro

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: Jazz Musicians.

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: Professional.


Terms Of Service

If I contact you, answer as soon as possible.
Know Tempo, Style, Influences, Sound.
After receiving the song or/and music charts, I'll record one draft within 48hrs. And then revision.

GenresSounds Like
  • Billy Stewart
  • Ringo Starr
  • Matt Cameron
Gear Highlights
  • Quality Treatment Soundproof Studio
  • PDP Maple
  • Gretsch Renown Maple
  • Gretsch USA Custom
  • Zildjian K cymbals
  • Bosphorus Cymbals
  • Audix and Shure Mics
  • Focusrite Clarett OctoPre
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SoundBetter Deal

10% discount when hiring me to record 3 or more songs!