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Greg Garman


About the Artist

From Morro Bay, CA, Greg Garman was born into a world of entertainment thanks to his mother, a drummer and a dancer. He discovered his passion for drumming at an early age and decided to make music his life long endeavor. Determined to learn, Greg entered annual drum competitions at the age of 12 until winning first place four years later. He gained experience by sitting in with his mother’s bands and started playing professionally by the 8th grade.

After high school, Greg attended the Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, CA where he received a Stanley Clark Scholarship and graduated with an Associates Degree of Arts. He then toured the U.S. with a band that helped benefit the VH1’s Save The Music Foundation. Upon his return to LA, Greg auditioned and got the job for Hollywood Record’s recording artist, Selena Gomez. For four consecutive years, Greg has toured with Selena nationally and internationally performing in sold out world-renowned stadiums, theatres, amphitheaters, arenas, and numerous radio and television shows. He has also worked with other notable artists such as: Anastacia Lyn Newkirk, Megan and Liz, Girls United, Christina Grimmie and Mika Newton.

Greg holds a Teen Choice and Peoples Choice Award, along with many other nominations. He has been featured on The Drum Channel, ads in Drum! Magazine, catalogue and product demonstration video’s for his endorsers, as well as select commercial and television appearances. Greg is a spokesman for The Musician’s Institute and an advocate for music education. Greg Garman continues to create and inspire through his passion for drumming and is enthusiastic towards the amazing opportunities he has ahead of him in his career.

Recordings you've played on

What Can We Do (Deeper Love)-Single –Anastacia
The Center of Town EP – Drew Taubenfeld
Find Me –Christina Grimmie

Influences

Tool, Rage Against the Machine, Pantera, Deftones, The Marz Volta, Phil Collins

Advice

Have fun!

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