THE ONLY PRO DRUM SHOP IN SAN JOSE OWNED AND
OPERATED BY PROFESSIONAL DRUMMERS.
Jimmy DeGrasso, owner
His resume reads like a who’s who of drummers. After decades of playing with some of rock & rolls greatest musicians, Jimmy DeGrasso is bringing his passion for percussion and drive for drumming to the Bay Area with San Jose Pro Drum.
Grammy-nominated DeGrasso has performed and recorded with rock and roll legends such as Ozzy Osbourne, Alice Cooper, and Ronnie Montrose.
A longtime member of the 80’s hit group Y&T, Jimmy’s talent has been featured with such bands as Stone Sour, Dave Meniketti, Lita Ford, Fiona, Suicidal Tendencies, MD45, Alice in Chains and Megadeth. Frequently featured in top industry magazines such as Modern Drummer and Drum Scene, Jimmy performed at Woodstock 1999, the Modern Drummer Festival, The Ultimate Drummer's Weekend as well as other international events.
Paul Batres, general manager
A mainstay in the Bay Area drumming scene, Paul Batres has more than ten years of experience working with drumming clientele. Whether you are just starting out on the drums, looking for the best instructor or searching for a hard to find instrument, Paul Batres can help. An accomplished drummer himself, Paul is a member of SF-based rock outfit RubberSideDown. They have played over 350 shows, released two full-length albums, ZeroFighter (2005) and American Romantic (2003), and their songs have been heard on the network television shows Joan Of Arcadia, Beautiful People, Dawson's Creek, Felicity and Roswell. www.rsd-music.com