Fort Worth, Texas, United States
band: Session Drummer
STICK SIZE: 5AR
Hey, my name is Javier Gonzales. I am a drummer born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. I am currently a sophomore in college in Nacogdoches, Texas at Stephen F. Austin State University and have been playing drums for about 10 years now.
I grew up listening to all sorts of music from Rock, to Country, to Tejano, to Jazz, and many other genres of music. I got into drums because of my dad. My dad played drums 20 years and kept his snare drum around after he stopped playing, so i just started beating it. I’m mostly self taught for drum set but I have been trained in rudimental and concert drumming.
I recently just started playing professionally for this up and coming country artist Joey Greer. This man is the reason why I believe I can do this full time. Thanks to him I have played at classic and iconic venues such as Cain’s Ballroom and Luckenbach Texas. Outside of this, I play drums for a church here in Nac every Sunday. After graduating I do hope to be a full time drummer for an artist or band but for right now, I’ll stick to school with some shows on the side.
WHY DO YOU PLAY COLLISION?
-I play the 5A Reaches.
-My favorite thing about the Collision brand is the community that has been established and support that I see on social media.
-Yes I would definitely recommend Collision Drumsticks to others.