Levi Velasquez is an international musician, arranger, composer, producer and percussion instructor from Tempe, AZ.
Levi has played with several bands throughout the United States and has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in popular music including She Wants Revenge, Powerman 5000, The Yardbirds, Nazareth, Jefferson Airplane, Soulfly, Sublime with Rome, Kenny Chesney, Social Distortion, Dillinger Escape Plan, Atreyu, Authority Zero, Dirty Heads, Expendables, BB King, Buddy Guy, Cypress Hill, Alien Ant Farm, Great White, Faster Pussycat, Paper Tongues, Evaline, Filter, Phunk Junkeez, Nico Vega and many more.
As a full time international touring drummer for the Carvin Jones Band, Levi brings excitement to the stage every time he performs. His ability to play many genres brings the music to life and provides a solid backbone for his explosive blues band, heralded as the "Best Blues Band in Europe". Specializing in all genres of rock, blues, jazz, Latin, funk, orchestral and marching percussion, Levi has an uncanny ability to find the perfect groove every time. Levi has 21 years of experience as a performer and is a member of the Percussive Arts Society and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Band.
Levi also endorses Pearl Drums, Kickport and Love Custom Snare Drums.
"Levi is an extremely well educated percussion virtuoso who completes the music with elements of rock, jazz and Latin music". - Bilety FM, Poland
"Drummer Levi Velasquez and bassist Joe Edwards both have a strong sense of rhythm, play with clockwork precision and each put on a solo show that is world class". - Blues News Magazine, Germany
20" Extreme Ride
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