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Joey Sanchez

Scotty McCreery


With MEINL since:



May 25, 1977

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Las Vegas, NV

Currently living in:

Nashville, TN

Drumming since:

I was 5 years old.

Car that you currently drive:

Honda CRV (plenty of room for drums!)

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Spend time with my wife, daughters and friends. Cheer for my Denver Broncos.

Favorite Food:

Thai Phooket in Nashville!

Favorite Drink:

Drip coffee

Highlight of your career so far:

Performing on Leno and Ellen so that my Mom and Grandma could see..although my Grandma was upset that I didn’t solo!            

Drumming strengths:

Time, playing for the song, NOT overplaying.

Drumming means to me:

Drumming is a huge part of me, and the more I play the happier I am!         

Advice for up and coming drummers:

I usually tell people 2 things. 1. BE ON TIME. 2. Be a nice guy. If you can play and follow these rules, you will work!

How would you describe yourself:

Hardworking, extremely loyal, and grateful for every opportunity to play the drums.    

When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:

Joey loved God, his friends and family, and was a pleasure to make music with!