Artist Interviews

Will Hunt Pearl Artist Interview

Artist Interview: Will Hunt

Artist Interview: Will Hunt (Black Label Society, Evanescence, Dark New Day) Born in Gainesville, Florida, Will cut his teeth touring through the south; an experience that launched a career with some of…

Mike Reid Pearl Artist Interview

Artist Interview: Mike Reid

Artist Interview: Mike Reid (Justin Timberlake, Rihanna) Mike is a native of Baltimore, MD where he began playing drums in church at a very early age and he began his professional career…

Derek Wolfford

Artist Interview: Derek Wolfford

Artist Interview: Derek Wolfford (Marketing Manager of Integrated Media, Pearl) Derek Wolfford has been professionally involved in the performance and business side of drumming. Over the last 19 years, he has also…

Pat Saunders

Artist Interview: Pat Saunders

Artist Interview: Pat Saunders (Sales Rep, Pearl) Pat Saunders is a Pearl Sales Representative who calls on drum shops in the central part of the country. Pat lives in Nashville and is a…

Artist Interview: Shawn Lafrenz

Artist Interview: Shawn Lafrenz (Senior Marketing Manager, B&O, Pearl) Shawn Lafrenz is the Senior Marketing Manager in charge of B&O products for Pearl/Adams. As a concert percussionist Shawn has performed with many orchestras…

Artist Interview: Jerry Goldenson

Artist Interview: Jerry Goldenson (Vice President of Sales, Pearl) Jerry Goldenson is Pearl’s Vice President of Sales and he leads Pearl’s award winning Sales and Customer Service teams. Jerry’s playing career began…

Artist Interview: Raymond Massey

Artist Interview: Raymond Massey (Director of Research & Development, Pearl) Raymond Massey is a 22 year veteran at Pearl and is the Director of Research & Development. Raymond toured professionally with Tanya Tucker…