Tutor Profile: John Mase

Biography

JOHN MASE
Drummer, vocalist, audio engineer, lighting director, band equipment driver, self assigned tour manager, part time booking agent, cymbal hoarder, drum collector, drum tutor, part time joke teller, and bearer of generally cool vibes.

MUSIC INDUSTRY WORK
'97
Attended the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences of Tempe,AZ , obtaining a certificate in audio engineering and music business. Classes centered around studio engineering, live audio production, music theory, music business and video post production.

'97-'98
Electronics, cabling, and speaker shop technician for Clair Brothers Audio serving accounts with The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Yes, Steve Miller Band, Eric Clapton, The Who, Madonna, and many more.

'98-'99
Front of House engineer for Riviera Records Artist, Backstreet Law touring the lower 48 states.

BAND HISTORY
'90-'93
Trajik Playground. An all original progressive metal band which had some high interest with Atco, Sony and Relativity record companies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1y7bggFMlj8

'92
Slander A local Pennsylvania cover band playing '80's and '90's music.

'93-95
Sovereign Reign. An all original progressive metal band with former members of metal greats, Sardonyx.

'95-'01
Johnny Jolin and Blackjack. A modern country band who landed a T.V. spot on "To Be A Star" and "Charlie Daniels Talent Search" on the TNN network. We played the Pennsylvania County Fair circuit playing 120+ shows a year, and had the opportunity to be the opening act for: Confederate Railroad, Mel McDaniels, David Lee Murphy, Chelly Wright, Ronna Reeves, Steve Warner, Billy Montana, Ricochet, Jeff Carson, Hank Williams III, Wade Hayes, and Clay Walker in which we played to a crowd in excess of 8,000 at the Bloomsburg Fair in Central Pennsylvania. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Jolin

1999
Ride Inc. We were a 3 piece band featuring guitarist and lead vocalist Rob Cannavino formerly from NYC thrash metal band, Overkill . Our sound consisted of a heavy southern rock feel along the likes of Gov't Mule. There was interest with Century Media and Koch record companies during my short time with the band. https://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Ride_Inc./34895

'03-'04
Elm Street Seven. A 3 piece power trio that played re-makes of70's,80's,and 90's music with a punked up edge that features ALL previous members of the newly formed Dead City Radio.

'04- '09
A much needed, self induced departure from music.

2010-2011
COLE A contemporary country band featuring Colgate Country Showdown award winner, Patrick Cole as the lead singer.

2013-Present
Dead City Radio. A cover band with the focus of world domination here on earth and galaxies beyond with the intent of maximized fun, laughter and increased happiness of ALL attending audience members.

Teaching location: Morris, PA

Email:

Phone 1: 1-570-353-6050

Phone 2: 1-570-651-3801


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