Back to list
Marquez
United States

Matt Marquez

Heartist

Profile

With MEINL since:

2009

Birthday:

February 16, 1985

Zodiac Sign:

Aquarius

Place of birth:

Arcadia, CA

Currently living in:

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Byzance Brilliant China 20"

Drumming since:

1996

Car that you currently drive:

Whatever my friends let me borrow?

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Spend time with the family, friends, girlfriend, play with the pug!

Favorite Food:

Italian and Mexican

Favorite Drink:

Root Beer

Teacher:

Pat McGrath, Chris Romanowski

Highlight of your career so far:

If I had to choose, Being on the road with Norma Jean as a Drum Tech. Without that I wouldn't be here now.

Drumming strengths:

A strong belief of using rudimentary technique, but having fun! 

Drumming means to me:

 More than just hitting stuff. It passes a message of passion and love for music that can't ever be described in words. 

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Don't stop. If there is something you want, work hard and work smart!

How would you describe yourself:

Determined, outgoing, social, focused.

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

That was fun!

Photos