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Nik has previously drummed with several iconic Australian acts, including Celibate Rifles, Tumbleweed & has been with one of the country’s most influential rock/indie/punk groups Radio Birdman for some time. An absolute powerhouse rock drummer, Nik’s as solid as they come.
Sherry Gordy Presents: Las Vegas
Kharon is currently living in the Las Vegas and drums up a storm weekly on show ‘Sherry Gordy Presents’. Sherry Gordy is the daughter of Motown founder Berry Gordy and each week on the show, Kharon is backing the biggest names in the business. George Duke, Jackie McLean, Sheila E.,Gerald Wilson, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Herbie Handcock, Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg just to name a few!!
Larry Mitchell Band / Southern Fried Funk
Russ Garner is a lay it down phat, groove-town tasty drummer. After graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2008, he has toured with Grammy Award Winner Larry Mitchell, Peter Novelli, and Southern Fried Funk. Russ has also performed with Alex Acuna, Robert Mirabal, John Kurzweg, and Andy Timmons. Russ gives a heck of a product demonstration.
Will Calhoun (Pedals)
Will Calhoun, the widely acclaimed drummer from the Bronx, New York, graduated from the Berklee School of Music in Boston, where he received a Bachelors degree in Music Production and engineering. He was also the recipient of the prestigious Buddy Rich Jazz Masters Award for outstanding performance by a drummer.
Caribbean Soul/Session Drummer
His mother says he was born with sticks in his hands. Junior works extensively with Australia’s top World Music Artists. He has also worked with Danielle Gaha, Deni Hines, African singer Gervais Koffi and most recently Grace Knight. He is an on and off member of the World Music group Caribbean Soul which is Australia’s leading Soca/Calypso/Reggae/ Salsa band, with whom he has played on three CDs and toured nationally and around the world.
Monash University/Session Drummer
Tony Floyd started playing drums at the age of eight and professionally from the age of fifteen. Over the period from 1989 till present Tony performs with ‘Things of Stone and Wood’. He toured with them in Europe and Canada and appeared both in Australia and overseas with ‘Hot House Flowers’, ‘Midnight Oil’, ‘Bjork, Hall and Oates’, ‘The Jayhawks’, and ‘The Black Sorrows’.
Session Drummer/Musical Director
A Sleishman Artist since 1998, Doug Tann has been a professional drummer for over 40years. He has performed and recorded with Stanley Clarke, Regina Carter, Della Reese, Dean Martin, The BBC Radio Orchestra, The S.I.R Hollywood Big Band & has headlined in Las Vegas as both a Musical Director and Drummer.
Jack Bennett is a professional drummer and teacher from Melbourne, Australia, with over 15 years experience in the industry. Having taught online, offline, and in private and public schools, Jack brings a wealth of teaching experience backed by over 2,000 professional gigs worldwide.
Australian Institute Of Music/Session Drummer
Bill Kezelos is one of Sydney’s leading drummers and teachers. With vast experience in studio sessions and playing for cabaret artists in the variety entertainment community, Bill’s talents and diversity have made him a very sought-after musician and Teacher.
Trig Country / Maggie Rose / Operation Booty Move
As a top-call musician & in-demand educator, Nashville-based drummer Mark Allee has forged an impressive career that spans the stage, classroom & studio. Graduating with a degree in Performance at the Musicians Institute of Hollywood CA, Mark has carved out a niche for himself by specializing in teaching Kids from age 5 and up in renown music programs with The School Of Rock & RockStar Music Education.
Bitch / LA Rock Sessions / Shannon Rae / Booty Shakers
An LA based drummer, Randal is busy between numerous bands and artists. The legendary heavy rock group ‘Bitch’ is where Randal is focused the most these days http://www.vh1.com/news/208944/the-hair-metal-100-part-4/
As far as Sleishman goes, Randal said, “I honestly believe they are the best sounding drums I’ve ever heard anywhere. The 22″ kick sounds like the baddest 24″ beast and the toms just sing in any tuning. David and company have been nothing but wonderful to me and I’m honored to be with them.”
In 1969, Maury toured with Janis Joplin in her Kozmic Blues Band (performed at Woodstock, and several other large pop festivals, including Madison Square Garden). He can be heard on her I Got Dem Ol’ Kozmic Blues Again Mama! album on the hit single Try, and others. Maury’s television appearances with Janis include The Dick Cavett Show, The Tom Jones Show, The Glen Campbell Show, and The Music Scene. Maury is leading his own band these days http://bakersbrewband.net
A true industry professional for over 30 years, Manton has been teaching marching percussion in many Los Angeles Unified schools such as George Washington Prep High School, Henry Clay Middle School, Marina Del Rey Performing Arts School. He also served an assistant percussion instructor for the LAUSD All District Band from 1987 to 1990. He is currently the percussion instructor at Junipero Serra High school. He also serves as the drumline instructor for the Los Angeles Combine Catholic school band.
We also welcome Manton to the Sleishman family as our USA director of sales and artist relations. Manton has worked for Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals for three years as a product specialist and Artist Relation Manager but has served as a product specialist, clinician, and artist for sixteen years. He has conducted clinics at Guitar center and Sam Ash showcasing the Mehmet Cymbals, Rhythm Tech percussion, Cad Microphones, Nady Wireless drum microphones, and many other brands. He is, and has been an educator artist for Remo, Vic Firth, Direct Sound and Fansterio Headphones, artist and now is also United States Rep for Trexist Cymbals.