Pat Petrillo - Drummer | Modern Drummer Magazine

Pat Petrillo

About Pat Petrillo

World renowned drummer, educator, and product inventor Pat Petrillo has been a leader in the drum industry for years. He has backed a wide variety of artists from many genres, including Patti LaBelle, Gloria Gaynor, Glen Burtnik, Oz Noy, as well as numerous Broadway shows. His group, the Big Rhythm Band, has released their new record, "The Power Station Sessions", on Autumn Hill Records. It features an all start lineup featuring guest artists Nile Rodgers, John Popper, Oz Noy, Felicia Collins, and Glen Burtnik. Their previous release, “The Abbey Road Sessions”, was recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studio 2. (available on Amazon). Pat designed the very popular Zildjian 21" K Custom Organic Ride, as well as the Drumeo P4 Practice Pad. His popular video lessons on and numerous others, have inspired millions of drummers over the years. Pat also endorses Ludwig Drums, Evans Drum heads, and Vic Firth Drumsticks. Pat continues to spread his drum knowledge in clinic performances and master classes around the globe.