Independent - United States
Stephen Chopek began studying drum set and classical percussion at a young age. While performing with William Paterson University's percussion ensemble in New Jersey, he pursued his interest in composers such as Steve Reich, John Cage, and Edgar Varèse. Later, Chopek furthered his studies with drummer Billy Martin of Medeski Martin and Wood and percussionist Leon Parker.
As a drummer, Stephen has toured the world and recorded with Charlie Hunter, John Mayer, Marc Broussard, Jesse Malin, The Alternate Routes, The Pimps of Joytime, Todd Carey, The Everymen, and many others. He is also an accomplished singer, guitarist, and songwriter.
22x16 bass drum
16x16 floor tom
14x5.5 snare drum