Amazon.com Widgets

Rodney Green

Primary Instrument: Drums

Rodney Green

Some people seek out a career in music, and some just cannot escape it. As an only child growing up in Philadelphia, gospel music and musical instruments surrounded Rodney Green at home and in church, where he spent most of his time. His father was a preacher and organist, and his mother sang in church. Rodney was drawn to the drum kit, and by age three, would climb on the kit play whenever possible.

By his early teens, Green was playing drums in church, but outside he was being exposed to other kinds of music like jazz. His older cousin, also a musician, introduced Rodney to jazz, funk, and soul music, and (along with his high school band teacher) started him listening records like, “A Love Supreme,” “Transition,” and “Four More”. He was blown away by Elvin Jones and Tony Williams—all of the sounds they got out of the drums as well as their range, style and technique. Rodney soon realized that music could be a profession, and not just a hobby. He knew that playing the drums was his calling....
read more

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Date Event Ticket
Mar07 Aaron Diehl Quartet
Miller Theatre at Columbia University
New York, NY
buy

Post these events to your social pages. Learn how here.

Drums - I've been with Tama for about three years now. My Star Classics give me everything I need. Here is my current set up:

  • 18" kick drum ( no hole in front and nothing inside no exceptions)
  • 12" and 10" standard mounted tom (8" deep)
  • 14" floor tom with Legs (14” deep)
  • 14x5" metal snare drum
  • 4 cymbal stands 2 straight 2 boom
  • 1 DW kick drum pedal
  • 1 hi hat stand
  • 1 snare stand
  • 1 drum stool with padded seat
Cymbals - I use various models
Drums - Tama Drums
Sticks - I use various models
Heads - I love my Satin finish drum heads. They have a nice warm sound for all styles of music. You can find them @ Aquarian Drumheads
Rank: 1,239 Views: 10,834 Fans: 1
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith

About | Enter

Mort Weiss

Mort Weiss

About | Enter

Rotem Sivan

Rotem Sivan

About | Enter

Michael Carvin

Michael Carvin

About | Enter

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

Help improve the Rodney Green profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Rodney Green musician profile.