Charles Etienne - Drums, Vocals

Pearl Maple Custom, Bargain Guitar Center Sticks, and Vintage Zildjian Cymbals

Major Influences:
Steve Gadd, Chucho Valdez/Irakere, Billy Cobham, Billy Sheehan, Tom Petty, RjD2, Beck, Frank Zappa, Poncho Sanchez


What are you listening to now?
Live Chris Robinson with Mark Ford, Barry Oakley Jr. - Remixed Lyrics Born, MadLib, Bill Evans live in Montréal, The Soundtrack to The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou


Any recommendations?
I would definitively recommend The Best of Irakere to listen to, I just read State of Fear by Michael Crichton and loved it, and if you have need seen it yet - The Life Aquatic.


How'd you get here?
I grew up more or less in Montreal and Connecticut. When I was a kid I hung out in Westmont Montreal at the park and later I went to high school in CT.