Hello! I’m Pompy & I’m a professional music person.
Among many identities, I am a touring & session drummer, artist manager at Collective Entertainment, producer, teaching artist, & artist consultant. My mission is simple: help artists build a sustainable career on their own terms.
Being exposed to music at a young age from my father’s collection of Motown, surf music, big band, and bebop records, I picked up my first pair of sticks (pencils) at age 3. I upgraded from an assortment of pencil and puzzle boxes to my first drum kit at age 8. I began gigging professionally by the age of 12 and touring by the age of 14. Truthfully, I have no idea why my parents agreed to this (we were in a pick-em-up truck with a trailer!), but I’m glad they did. Music is at the core of my being and I am endlessly grateful to be living my passion. I give a a lot of fucks about what I do.
In the fall of 2012, I packed my bags and shipped off to Berklee College of Music to realize my dream: found and manage an indie rock band – specifically one that sounded like Tera Melos meets The Mars Volta meets Radiohead. The day after our graduation in 2016, my indie band Bat House embarked on a 6 week regional tour and, over the next 2 years, would continue on to release an album, 2 EPs, and sign with agents at New Frontier Touring.
Since graduating college, I have graced the stages of major music festivals Lollapalooza, Shaky Knees, Moogfest, SXSW, and venues across North America and Europe ranging in capacity from 50-6,000 with indie rock and indie pop artists from all over the world. I specialize in hybrid drum set ups, incorporating Ableton Live, triggers, and sample pads into the acoustic kit.
I have performed and/or recorded with the following artists:
Torres Lily & Madeleine Vundabar
Bat House Thickets Myles Marcus
Be You Me Honeycutt Cowboy Boy
Enya Lim Ava Sophia Sarah Troy Clark
Ayala Escape Pod Lady Pills
I am proud to be a Sunhouse Sensory Percussion and Dream Cymbals artist.
Currently, I am a touring and remote session drummer based out of Brooklyn, NY. I am the day-to-day manager for Julia Nunes and project managing the release of How to Build A Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams by Emily White.
If you want to work together, scroll down to view my portfolio and fill out the relevant contact form. If you want to chat, drop me a line: email@example.com.