“Sandy Beats the Drums and Beats the Odds…”
Sandy Gennaro was born and raised in NYC and currently resides in Nashville TN. Sandy has toured and/or recorded with: Cyndi Lauper, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Bo Diddley, Johnny Winter, The Monkees, Joe Lynn Turner, Michael Bolton, Benny Mardones, Craaft, The Mamas and Papas and Jon Paris. He has recorded several Top 10 singles and has performed for for over a billion fans spanning his 50 year career.
Sandy has also made numerous TV appearances including The Tonight Show, The Grammy Awards, The American Music Awards, The MTV New Years Ball, and The Late with David Letterman among others. He is also a favored councelor at the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camps.
He is currently with the Whitford/St Holmes Band as well as recording and gigging with various artists in Nashville.
Before his move to Nashville in early ‘14, Sandy gave lessons, master classes and inaugurated the Music Business program at the Drummers Collective in NYC since 1987.
Gennaro is also a corporate/academic inspirational speaker. He has spoken at FedEx, Belmont University, Pacific Hotel Management LLC, Sam Ash Corp. the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and the School of Rock with positive results.
Sandy proudly endorses DW drums, pedals and hardware, Zildjian cymbals, Hot Sticks, Remo drumheads and Rhythm Tech percussion.