Drumat is durable and dependable. Now I can focus on playing and
not on chasing my bass drum"
|Emanuel White is a comparative newcomer who has
exceptional drumming abilities and is a tasteful timekeeper. Emanuel
has been playing drums since the age of 5. His greatest strength
is to inspire fellow musicians and "lay a serious pocket."
Emanuel is quick-witted, personable and professional. His style
includes a mix of popular music, jazz, rhythm & blues, reggae, gospel
and Afro-Latin rhythms.
Currently, Emanuel is working with the internationally renowned,
Grammy nominated group, the Stylistics. He has also performed with
artists such as Norman Conners, Angela Bofill, Donald Byrd, the
Intruders, Edwin Hawkins, the Delfonics and Perfect Blend. Furthermore,
"E-Man" has done pre-production work under the direction of producer,
Donald Robinson. Robinson has produced such artists as Eugene Wilde,
Gladys Knight, Vanessa Williams, Rachelle Ferrell, Regina Belle
and Grover Washington, Jr. to name a few. Here are some other artists
that "E-Man" has been blessed to perform with: Freddie Jackson,
the late Phyllis Hayman, Melissa Morgan, Big Daddy Kane (rap artist),
Maysa, Blue Magic and Ray, Goodman and Brown. Through his drumming,
he has been able to tour the world.
"E-Man" is also a full artist endorser of Pearl Drum Company. "E-Man"
has also appeared in the well-known magazine, MODERN DRUMMER and
is recognized among some of this peers in new books called the COMMANDMENTS
OF R&B DRUMMERS, from 1950's to current. This book written by author
and mentor Zoro, and released by Warner Brothers contains such artists
as Stever Gadd, Bernard Purdie, Darryl Burgess, Ricky Lawson, James
Robinson, Earl Young and many up and coming drummers. His goal is
to continue to perform with other great artists and to become a
positive e mentor for others. Furthermore, he has an interest in
doing movie scores.
Emanuel is a student at Drum Society, which comprises African and
Latin rhythms. Two of his teachers are master drummers, Dr. Gibbs
and Darryl Burgess. The Drum Society is an experienced instructors
and quality education.