Eugene Rivera

Eugene Rivera

Eugene Rivera been playing drums since the age of 3 at a local Pentecostal Church in Brooklyn, NY. His family back-round was all musician; his mother lead singer and father director of a Spanish band that was famous in Spanish Churches in the late 70s and mid 90s. In 1999 his parents were called pastors in which Eugene played drums every Sunday, Wednesday and Fridays. By the age of 14 he took drumming seriously and bought many drum instructional videos, which helped him develop his drumming abilities. He performed in many occasions in the Franklyn K. Lane High School auditorium, helping with his school musical and a drum solo in front of 3000 of his high school schoolmates. In 2008 he last joined the Guitar Center Drum Off and went to the regional finals competing for $25,000. He is currently playing with a band called United by Grace, which are currently working on their second album. Eugene Rivera's playing can be seen on youtube.com.