Jimmy DeMarco is a 17-year-old drummer from Monroe, New York. He has been playing drums since the early age of two. He’s been playing professionally since he was seven. Over time he has been in many bands, but is currently playing with grunge/metal band, Fifty Habit.
Fifty Habit has only been existent for a little over one year now, but already they are making big waves. They have performed at such venues as The Pussycat Lounge, The Chance Theater, and Club Snitch. As their video footage suggests, they get a great crowd response wherever they play. They have already recorded one CD, which was a huge hit with the fans, and are in production of another.
Jimmy personally has played on many CDs as a studio drummer. He’s done studio work for Less The Wiser, Sue and The Blind, The Architects of Sound, and other assorted artists. He has also recorded a solo CD which was a great success. He has done hired drumming jobs with bands such as Aziph, Mixed Nuts, and whoever. He also performed live on stage with Uli Jon Roth of The Scorpions.
Besides playing in bands, Jimmy is also a respected drum teacher. He plays in the local jazz ensemble, and has done the all county jazz ensemble. He has done NYSSMA competitions in which he has ranked in the outstanding category. In school he is featured in the wind ensemble (highest band) and is captain of the drumline.