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Paul Alexander Gonzalez


About the Artist

Paul has earned numerous awards which include Regional and State Winner of the P.A.S. International Drumset Competition (1991), Gretsch Drums Endorsement, AQUARIAN Drum Heads Endorsement, Regal Tip Endorsement, Gibraltar Hardware Endorsement, LP Percussion Endorsement, Rhythm Tech Hardware, Berklee College of Music Percussion Department Achievement Award, Berklee B.E.S.T. and B.A.S. Scholarships, Most Outstanding Freshman, Junior, and Senior Musician Awards at Sam Houston State University, and making the Texas All State Band/Orchestra 3 out of his 4 years in High School.

Paul has numerous live Television performances including: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Latin Grammys, CD USA, MTV, The US Open, MUN2, Vina Del Mar, Nobel Peace Prize Concert, Hoy, Ritmo Internacional, and Conciertos Clandestinos.



Paul's set up is:
22" x 18" USA Custom Bass Drum
14" x 6 1/2" USA Custom Snare
10" x 9" USA Custom Tom
12" x 10" USA Custom Tom
12" x 10" USA Custom Tom
14" x 12" USA Custom Floor Tom
16" x 14" USA Custom Floor Tom
10" x 5" S-5510 Snare Drum

Influences

Some of the musicians he has had the pleasure of performing/recording with include: Chaka Kahn, Nelly Furtado, Richie Kotzen, Dave Samuels, Narada Michael Walden, Joy Enriquez, Lee Sklar, Cristian Castro, Louie Shelton, Carlos Vives, Jorge Calandrelli, Claudia Brant, Tony Campise, Casey Scheuerell, Dean Anderson, DJ Kane, Nicho Hinojosa, Cherie, Ziggy Marley, and Paulina Rubio. Paul has recorded and appeared on many albums as well as TV show cues, commercials, and films.

Gretsch Marquee Series

New from Gretsch® Drums, the Marquee series delivers explosive, open tones, professional features and rock solid performance at an accessible price. Marquee shells combine 7-ply North American maple with a slight softer maple species that are cut with classic Gretsch 30-degree bearing edges and fit with 2.3mm triple flanged hoops.

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Gold Series Snares

Gold Series drums use high-grade materials consisting of boutique-level craftsmanship and appointments.

The New Gold Series snares are designed for the discerning player that is looking to add a new, unique sound to their drum kit. View the entire Gold Series listing to learn more.

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