ABOUT

BIOGRAPHY


Drummer Joseph Larsen is an accomplished musician who has played and toured the local and national music scenes. His impressive skills, versatility and professionalism have provided opportunities to tour the country with numerous established acts and to work as a studio session musician.

 

During his tenure, Joseph joined Gene Loves Jezebel for the “Lost 80’s Live Tour,” performed as a special guest with Sin City Sinners, and shared the stage with a variety of artists including Steve Ferlazzo of

Avril Lavigne, Mark Kendall of Great White, Greg Polcari of Britny Fox, and Sean Austin at the Rock and Roll Autograph Show.  He has played as part of the Sunday Night Blues and Groove Jam at Soulshine Pizza Factory and with Soundcheck Live at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood.  


Hailing from Salt Lake City, Utah, he began banging the skins at the early age of five and was tutored privately for several years. Joseph joined his first band, Diadem, at the age of sixteen and released a five song EP with Bruce Kirby and BOHO Digetella. Joseph continued to hone his chops in the Utah rock scene while performing with various local bands after Diadem disbanded. Later, he moved to Hollywood, California.

In the summer of 2007, Joseph auditioned for the band Rockstar Supernova and was featured in the Dallas Guide Live Newspaper. He then joined the band Tommy Had A Vision, who went on to support many national acts. Mark Kendall of Great White was featured on their record in 2008 and performed with them for their New Year’s Eve event.  He is a former member of the bands Pink Velvet Krush and Radiata.

Joseph has participated in many star-studded, all-star jams including the Rocking Northern Utah Golf Tournament All-Star Jam for Multiple Sclerosis and many other events. He is an avid supporter of animal welfare as well as other various charity organizations and has volunteered at the Dallas ASPCA Charity Event.

 

Joseph has recently taken his talent to Los Angeles, CA where is becoming a regular face on the music scene there.  He is looking forward to rocking you on the road.  See you soon!   Cheers!

Bands with whom Joseph has recently worked or shared the stage:

  • Gene Loves Jezebel

  • Pink Velvet Krush

  • Brand New Machine

  • Sin City Sinners

  • Sean Austin Band at Rock-n-Roll Autograph Show

Artists with whom Joseph has shared the stage:

  • Kenny Olson

  • Steve Ferlazzo

  • Greg Polcari

  • Mark Kendall

  • Shelly Riff

  • Big Joe Bass

  • Winter Rae

  • CJ Tywoniak

  • Eliot Lorango

  • Lucienne Thomas 

  • Steve Fekete 

  • Dre Demura

  • Jeff Blando

  • Hugh McDonald

  • Zoltan Chaney

  • Blaze Bailey

  • Scott Griffin

  • Josh Alan

  • Sean Austin

  • Tony Cavazo

In addition to roles as a touring and session musician, Joseph serves as a tutor and mentor for private lessons for up-and-coming drummers.

 

Social Media:

 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/JosephLarsenDrums

Website:  www.josephlarsen.net

Instagram:  JosephLarsenDrums

Twitter:  @JoeLarsenDrums

YouTube:  Joseph Larsen Drums
 

For booking, press and all other inquiries, please contact Joseph Larsen at joelarsendrums@gmail.com

Equipment List

JOSEPH LARSEN PROUDLY PLAYS:

 

 

DW DRUMS WHITE MARINE PEARL COLLECTORS SERIES: 

 

(2) 24 X 20 BASS DRUM

(1) 22 X 16 BASS DRUM 

(1) 14 X 6.5 TRUE-TONE SNARE

(1) 10 X 10 TOM 

(1) 12 X 12 TOM 

(1) 14 X14 FLOOR TOM 

(1) 16 X16 FLOOR TOM 

(1) 18 X 18 FLOOR TOM 

 

DW HARDWARE:

(1) DW 9000 DOUBLE BASS PEDAL

(2) DW 9000 SINGLE BASS PEDALS

(1) DW 9000 HI-HAT STAND

(7) DW 9000 CYMBAL STANDS

(1) DW COWBELL BASS DRUM MOUNT

 

(1) ROC-N-SOC DRUM THRONE

 

SOULTONE SERIES CYMBALS:

-13" EXPLOSION HI-HAT

-16" EXPLOSION CRASH

-17" EXPLOSION CRASH 

-18" EXPLOSION CRASH 

-20" EXPLOSION CRASH 

-24" EXPLOSION RIDE

 

LATIN PERCUSSION:

 

(1) LP ROCK RIDGE COWBELL

 

EVANS DRUMHEADS:

 

-G14 COATED  

-G1 GENERA 

-EMAD BASS DRUM HEADS 

 

SURE MICROPHONES AND ACCESSORIES:

 

(3) SURE PG 56 TOM MICS

(1) BETA BG 57 SNARE MIC

(4) BETA BG 58 BASS DRUM MICS

(1) SURE WIRELESS HEADSET

(1) SURE PSM 825 IN-EAR MONITORS

 

AHEAD STICK GLOVES

 

Zildjian 5B Dipped DRUMSTICKS

SKB Travel Cases

 

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