band: Craig Redmond & C-Dreams
STICK SIZE: 5A
Craig Redmond is a long-time student of the Arts and has studies acting and Drumming for the Past 40+ years, along with singing, song writing, and painting; His band C-Dreams has played in many places across the Tri-State area, such as the Summer Festival, Street Fairs and private parties. C-Dreams have an Old School feel for all ages to enjoy. The style of music is eclectic, ranging from Gospel, Jazz, R&B and Rock & Roll. In 1987 Craig was blessed to be the lighting Tech for Bruce Springsteen. After completing his self-produced sophomore album entitled “Combination”; which precedes his first self-released debut CD entitled “Momma’s Love”. The second CD has a diverse feel to it, with Reggae, Gospel, and Latin music in an instrumental genre. C-Dreams Band/Entertainment was established in 2002 providing live band, he also is a DJ, Motivational Speaker, and Drum instructor. Some accomplishments where he is a graduate of “Leadership of Paterson” in 2005, taking the Power Play Drum Line to the World-Famous Apollo Theatre in Harlem NYC in March of 2009, Performed at the N.A.A.C.P. awards ceremony in November 2001 and again at the Foregates County Club for Y.M.C.A. of Paterson Youth Award Ceremony October 2011. He has performed with such acts as George Benson, Angie Stone, Tevin Campbell, The Clark Sisters, and many more. He has established a free yearly Drum Clinic Workshop, which is coming into its 26TH year and counting. He has been the Band Director for Eastside High School and is currently the Band Director for Public School #20 both in the City of Paterson, NJ, in which he considers this a blessing because of his passion and God given talents as a musician. He is endorsed by Soultone Cymbals and is newly endorsed by Collision Drumsticks.
WHY DO YOU PLAY COLLISION?
Collision Drumsticks is a very good company. There products are made well and high quality. The size sticks that I use are 5A. The favorite thing that I like about the brand is that they are high quality made sticks. They do not break easily. I would highly recommend these brand of sticks because they are a very good quality.