I am a session drummer and percussionist based in Modesto, Ca available for live studio drum tracks. I have recorded on many records with artists such as Toy Called God, The Robin Hood Effect, Stormfall and Off Davona. I have played over 300 live shows and have recorded close to 100 songs for various artist and bands.
First, I would like to discuss the feel and grove you are going for in your song. After you send me the mix of your song, I'll record and send my drums files in the format of your choosing. If any changes are wanted, let me know and I am happy to make them. Once you are happy with my performance, I will send you the individual tracks and a drum mix if necessary.
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1 ReviewsEndorse Jacob Baptista
I contacted Jacob for a couple original rock songs that needed human drums. One I had an idea of what I wanted and the other was open to interpretation. This dude has gteat feel, communicated with me and killed on both tracks. I had him mix it as well and it was delivered as anticipated. Top notch player top notch transaction. Highly recommended!
Interview with Jacob Baptista
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I am especially proud of Toy Called Gods album "Socialvangelism" which I recorded drums and percussion on. To be released June, 2018.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I was born into a musical family and have been drumming for over 15 years. I am a California based session and touring drummer, percussionist and Mixing Engineer.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always check the phase!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I typically work on Rock or heavy Rock music.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I am excellent at staying "on" the metronome.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I have a great feel and would rather fit the song rather than overplay.