COUNTRY: United States
GROUP: JOEY HEREDIA TRIOhttp://www.joeyheredia.com
Joey Heredia is a remarkable drummer who blends a multitude of styles. His credits include Stevie Wonder, Sheila E, Sergio Mendez, Herb Alpert, Tania Maria, Scott Henderson, Frank Gambale, and Dianne Reeves.
Joey comes from a musical family. Growing up in East Los Angeles was rough, but Joey found opportunities and began playing gigs before his 18th birthday. He was chosen by Billy Childs to be in Dianne Reeves’ band at age 22 replacing one of his idols, Alex Acuna. This gig was followed by a long list of great gigs with artists like Sergio Mendez, Brazil 88, Scott Henderson, Frank Gambale and many more. Joey currently is the Musical Director for Jennifer Page; producing select projects at his studio and co-founding a new record label – “Groove Gallery Records.”