ABE PEREZ - DRUMS, PERCUSSION & KEYBOARD
ABE PEREZ was born in Cuba. He also plays congas, cajon and other percussion. Abe started playing drums at 9 years old and professionally while he was in Jr. High School. He formed an all original band, Yankee Rose, which was signed by Satellite Records and produced by Greg Geddes (of Todd Rundgren). Yankee Rose played shows with Van Halen, Quiet Riot and many other big bands. Abe has also played with John Nelson, (former Eddie Money guitarist), Sky Furies (a Vegas show band that was produced by famous producer H.B. Barnum [who produced Aretha Franklin, Tom Jones, et. al] and had a daily residency at the famous Roosevelt Hotel), “Come and Get Your Love” hit-makers Raven Hernandez of Redbone, Jimmy Espinosa and other members of Thee Midnighters.
Abe is endorsed by Spaun Drums and Scymtek Cymbals. He works as an independent drummer for hire for live, touring, and recording. Abe has toured extensively and recorded on many albums. He is also a talented arranger and adds many of his ideas to Joanna’s songs in GLASSPIRITS.