Nick Pappalardo

Nick Pappalardo

Nick Pappalardo began his extensive music experience on Long Island New York. He started playing drums early on while attending grammar school right through high school. He played in the Concert band and progressed right into Marching Band. Nick began playing drums in various original and cover bands throughout the Tri-State area club scene starting in the ‘80’s right up until today. He is currently playing drums in the original psych/Garage band "The Cheap Vibes" playing the NYC/NJ original club circuit. The debut release of The Cheap Vibes called "No Way Out", on Not Aloud Records is now available. The band is based in NJ. Prior to joining "The Cheap Vibes" he played the New Jersey music scene as the drummer in the “194” band. He also continues as a “fill in as needed drummer” for other northern NJ bands. His experience in this demanding role has helped him adjust to a very hectic rehearsal and performance schedule.

Nick considers himself as a “time” sensitive drummer. Always in the pocket and never “over-plays”. Nick also gives drum lessons, designed for the new and inexperienced student. His passion for music is clearly defined in his teaching technique.

My Soultone Set: 

Custom Brilliant series Set up:
1- 20" Ride
1- 6" Splash
1- 8" Splash
1- pair 13" Hi Hats
1- 16" China
1- 16" Crash
2- 17" Crash
1- 18" Crash

Gospel Series Set Up:
1- 12" China

FXO Setup:
FXO6