Paul Delong Drum Clinic, Monday, May 30 • 7:30pm – 9:00pm at the Capital HotelMay 30, 2011
Monday, May 30 • 7:30pm – 9:00pm at the Capital Hotel, 208 Kenmount Road, St. John’s, NL
Free Admission. Doors open at 7:00. Limited seating.
Best known for his multi-platinum success with rock artist Kim Mitchell, Paul has forged a career which encompasses funk, fusion, jazz and latin, working with such diverse artists as Tom Scott, Domenic Troiano, David Blamires, Lawrence Gowan, Carlos Del Junco, Carol Welsman, Dave Restivo, Nick “Brownman” Ali, Colm Wilkinson, Doug Riley, Hilario Duran, David Clayton Thomas, Roger Hodgson and The Canadian Tenors to name a few.
As a… Juno award winner and respected session player Paul has performed at P.I.T. and the N.A.M.M. shows in L.A., twice at the Montreal Drumfest and at the Cape Breton Drumfest. He is one of SABIAN cymbals most popular and effective clinicians.
Always active on the studio scene, Paul has recorded numerous jingles and worked on TV shows such as Degrassi Junior High, Top Cops, Counterstrike, E.N.G. and more recently, How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? He can also be heard on the new Hockey Night In Canada theme.
Paul has taught part-time at Humber College in Toronto for the past 23 years and written several articles for Modern Drummer magazine. He also taught and performed at KOSA 2010. His new book “DeLong Way” To Polyrhythmic Creativity On The Drumset is now being distributed worldwide by Hudson Ltd. In 1994 Paul became involved in musical theatre, first subbing on shows such as Tommy, Joseph and Rent in Toronto, and then touring across Canada and the U.S. with those same productions. He was the first sub on the Toronto production of The Lion King for three and a half years and in 2004 was first chair for the musical Hairspray. Next came Hair in 2006 and Peter Pan in 2007.
Paul’s fusion band The Code has 3 CDs, the last release being “Mianca”.
Current endorsements include Yamaha drums, Sabian cymbals, Remo drumheads, LP Percussion and Vater sticks.