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Ramon Sampson



With MEINL since:



July 14, 1990

Place of birth:

Johannesburg, Grauteng, South Africa

Currently living in:

Cordova, TN

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Byzance Vintage Sand Ride 20"

Drumming since:

Since I could hold chop sticks at the age of 1.

Car that you currently drive:

Mercedes Benz

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Movie and having friends around.

Favorite Food:

Chocolate Cake, Curry Indian Cuisine

Favorite Drink:

Sprite or Fanta Orange


Marlon Green (my uncle) and music itself...listening is important.

Highlight of your career so far:

Winning the 2009 Guitar Center National Drum-Off. GC changed my life.

Drumming strengths:

Being able to play all styles of music.

Drumming means to me:

Drumming is my life, my secret place, and my voice of expression.

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Find a love for what you do, listen to everything, and practice daily.

How would you describe yourself:

A man of integrity, passionate, unique, and expressive.

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

I lived right, did my best in everything I did, kept God first, helped many people, inspired many, and did it unselfishly. Also...I was a great musician.