Bissonette's awesome versatility, limitless energy and
astounding collection of drums was the perfect match for this
new series of Spectrasonics sampling libraries.
and music go hand in hand for Gregg, growing up in Detroit,
Michigan with his bassist brother Matt and band leader Dad.
Gregg went on to study at North Texas State University where he
was featured in the famed "One O'clock Jazz Band."
After college he soon joined Matt in the Maynard Ferguson Big
the early `80's Gregg had relocated to Los Angeles where his
ability to seamlessly fit into a wide variety of musical
situations rapidly established him as a session legend.
has performed and recorded with an amazing variety of artists
including Santana, Joe Satriani, Don Henley, Hans Zimmer, Keiku
Matsui, Gino Vannelli, Tania Maria, Brian Wilson, Frank Gambale,
Carole King, Robin Zander, Yarborough and Peoples, Andy Summers,
Linda Rondstat, Steve Lukather, The Mustard Seeds, David
Garfield, Enrique Iglesias, Larry Carlton, Pat Boone's Heavy
Metal Big Band, Toto, David Lee Roth, Tribute to Jeff Porcaro,
Celine Dion, Steve Vai, and many others.
of the highlights of his career was being invited to perform
with the Buddy Rich Big Band on the Buddy Rich Memorial Concert
video/CD project. Gregg has recently cultivated his own solo
career with his albums, Gregg Bissonette and Submarine.
Bissonette's trademark is his powerful, and inspirational
drumming, whether as a soloist, sideman, or a band leader.
You'll be hearing a great deal of his signature playing
throughout the Classic Drumming series. Bio from http://www.ilio.com