Born in Portland, Oregon, Mason Puckett was raised on a wide variety of music ranging from The Beastie Boys to Squeeze to a mixture 80s hair metal bands. At an early age, he was already banging on pots and pans with a sense of rhythm. By 2006, he was heavily influenced by Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers and began seriously drumming after his parents gave him a toy drum set for Christmas. A lover of rock and roll, funk, metal, R&B, and rap, Mason presents a palette consisting of heavy rhythmic grooves and a pulsating funky backbeat.
His love for the drums has allowed for a wide array or playing opportunities and experiences; ranging from marching band, jazz band, pit orchestra, contemporary & gigging bands, studio work, and much more! He currently plays in a rock band based out of Denver and is eager as ever to get new drummers started.
Some of his skills include:
-Familiarity & specialization in American rock drumming
-Knowledge & experience in teaching and developing student-specific curriculum
-Patience and proactivity
-Understanding of how the human body relates to playing the instrument
-Over 18 years experience playing drums