Casey Cooper

Casey Cooper

Casey Cooper

COOP3RDRUMM3R

Casey Cooper

COOP3RDRUMM3R

Country:   United States Category:   DRUMSET ARTISTS

Overview

Casey Cooper, or "COOP3RDRUMM3R," as he is more commonly known by on the popular video streaming site YouTube, was born in Arlington, Texas, but currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia where he attends Georgia State University and plays drum set for the GSU Marching and Basketball Athletic Bands.

 

Cooper first picked up a pair of sticks at the age of 6 and got his first Pearl Forum kit at 8. He has played for and currently fills in for a number of Atlanta area bands spanning many genres, but recently found his talent and love for producing and recording videos for the worldwide audience of drummers, musicians and other viewers on YouTube. In May of 2011 he started uploading drum covers, live performances, original songs, lessons and other drumming and music related videos to YouTube under the channel name of COOP3RDRUMM3R. In less than 2 years with a lot of hard work, dedication and a passion for entertaining, inspiring and teaching others, he built a YouTube channel that is now the most viewed and subscribed YouTube drumming channel per day in the world and continues to grow at an astounding rate. With over 2.5 million monthly views and always growing, Cooper’s channel reaches drummers and musicians from every country in the world as he aspires to create videos to entertain and reach out to every musical style and taste.

 

He enjoys playing a wide variety of music and believes that the most important part of playing drums or any other instrument is enjoying yourself and having fun playing and creating music. His playing style and his videos are all very high energy and filled with showmanship and passion. He aims to entertain, inspire and share his love for the drums and music with everyone who watches his videos and hopefully inspire them to pick up an instrument and enjoy playing as well.

 

Cooper has always loved and played Pearl as long as he’s played the drums and he enjoys recording his videos on his Pearl Export series kit. He’s always been impressed by how incredible his Export series drums look and sound, so be sure to visit his YouTube channel and check out his kit in action!

Equipment Configuration 1

Studio Kit

Music City Custom
Reference Pure shell specs
Black N White Oyster


22x18 bass drum
10x7 tom
12x8 tom
13x9 tom
16x16 floor tom
18x16 floor tom
14x6.5 Reference Series 20-ply snare drum
14x5 Igniter snare drum

Equipment Configuration 2

Studio Kit

Session Studio Select

Black Halo Glitter

 

8x7 tom

10x7 tom

12x8 tom

13x9 tom

14x14 floor tom

16x16 floor tom

18x16 floor tom

22x16 bass drum

24x14 bass drum

14x8 snare

14x5 Igniter snare drum

 

Equipment Configuration 3

Studio Kit

Decade Maple

Gloss Deep Red Burst

 

24x14 bass drum

8x7 tom

10x7 tom

12x8 tom

13x9 tom

14x14 floor tom

16x16 floor tom

18x16 floor tom

20x14 bass drum (as floor tom)

14x5 Igniter snare drum

Equipment Configuration 4

Live Kit

Crystal Beat
Ultra Clear

 

22x16 bass drum
10x7 tom
12x8 tom
14x13 floor tom
16x15 floor tom

14x5 Igniter snare drum

Equipment Configuration 5

Electronic Kit

ELX Export Series
Ruby Fade

*outfitted Mimic Pro Module and Tru Trac electronic drumheads


22x18 bass drum
10x8 tom
12x9 tom
13x10 tom
16x16 floor tom
14x5 snare
Outfitted with Tru-Trac heads + MIMIC Pro Module