"I have a drum set in my dressing room. I play drums to relax and have some fun."
"I do like to look at female drummers, because I am one." -Caroline Corr, The Corrs
New York drummer Grace Goss was born to keep the beat. Shown here at 13 years old this timekeeper and singer took up the sticks at age four, guided by her teacher Claude Coleman, Jr. of Ween. An undaunted soul, she appeared at the Zappanale Festival in Germany at age six and has already performed at Manhattan venues includings CBGB, B.B.King's, The Knitting Factory, etc. A standout graduate of New York City’s School of Rock, Grace is now honing her skills at the Drummers Collective and performing with her bands Rude Girls, and Outer Child.
Nat has been playing the drums since she was 6 years old. She has been sitting in with local bands and adult musicians all over Clearwater, Tampa, St. Petersburg, FL and as far as Nashville and Canada since age 9. Natalie was recently selected to participate in “Grammy Museum’s Music Revolution Project”. Nat has been inspired and taught by a variety of percussion professionals including John Blackwell, and Vinny Appice. She is now endorsed by ddrum and Zildjian. Natalie sometimes assumes the nickname Nat Drum-Her. Great minds...
Kanade Sato, (currently 12 years old) has already won in her category in the 2014 Hit Like A Girl Contest, the grand prize of the Roland V-Drums World Championship 2011, Japan Tournament, and placed third during the Akira Jimbo Solo Drum Contest in 2012. Says Kanade: "I was listening to the sound of drums of playing by my father in my mother's womb... At the age of five, I was asked in kindergarten 'What is your dream?' and I answered 'To become a professional drummer!'. And [still] my dream is to become a professional drummer and play an active part all over the world."