Isaac "Ike" Arostegui
Quote: My father once told me, "If you can't carry all your stuff yourself, you probably brought too much stuff." Guess what Dad! I found a loophole! The Rocknroller Multi-cart. Saving my back one trip at a time.
Bio: Said to be one of the most talented, versatile, upcoming drummer/percussionist of his generation, Isaac "Ike" Arostegui has incorporated the musical influences of Gospel, Funk, R&B and Afro-Cuban rhythms to help create his Tasty, Solid, Soulful Sound.
Quote: "What used to take me 3-4 trips with gear now takes just 1 trip with my Drums thanks to Kaces Rock-n- Roller Drum Kart"..
Bio: Anthony’s Professional education comes from the Community Music Center of Boston, the Boston Arts Academy High School, and Berklee College of Music, from which he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Performance in 2006. Anthony Steele has Worked/Toured with Such Artist as Marcus Miller, George Duke, Brian Mcknight, Jonathan Butler, K. Michelle, Rueben Studdard, Esperanza Spalding, Among Others. He Continues to Educate, Inspire, and Create. 5 years ago Anthony Steele Started his Clothing Line for Professional Drummers "Steele Collection", in which the Top Drummers Endorse.
Quote: "After several years of use, my Rock N' Roller Multi-Cart continues to impress! With each performance- and the numerous challenges and conditions their load-ins can present- I'm reminded how its intelligent design, sturdiness, and uncommon adaptability make this cart such an invaluable resource."
Bio: Chris brings all his accrued wisdom into his own progressive jazz trio, The Blur Division. At the same time, he is a regular presence with such disparate musicians as the award winning singer/songwriter Rupert Wates, the Billboard-topping Four Celtic Voices, the rumba flamenco of Jason and Elysa Hochman, the neo-funk/hip-hop of Lee, the crossover country/folk of the Katie Pearlman Band, and the exploratory hard rock of Under Radio among many others. Chris brings a world of knowledge along with instruments from around the world to a wide array of musical assignments. His playing is respectful of his forebears, always in the moment, and for all the surprising fusions he can bring to a gig, invariably appropriate to the music he is propelling forward, whatever the circumstances.
Quote: “The Rock n Roller cuts 3-4 trips back and forth from my car down to just 1 trip. It is definitely the most handy piece of equipment I use and everyone who sees me using it immediately wants one of their own!”
Bio: First arriving to the Southern CA live music scene in 2006, Waylon Hicks has quickly become known as a talented and highly capable artist. He has made his home in San Diego, CA and is a regular performer at many of the area’s top venues. He continues to provide a fresh approach to his music and strives to open audience’s ears to something new and exciting. His passion for music and his persistence are the keys to the success he has enjoyed. Waylon is active in promoting music education in San Diego area schools being a product of school band himself. He is also a highly sought after music educator, maintaining his own private lesson music studio. Currently, you may hear Waylon perform many times a month with his band, The Waylon Hicks Project.
Quote: "I've been using RockNRoller Multi-carts to move my drums for shows for nearly 10 years. Previously, I would hand carry my drums. The RockNRoller Multi-carts have been a life-saver. I've now also incorporated a "fleet" of RockNRoller Multi-Carts into my nonprofit, Breast Cancer Can Stick It!, for quicker, easier and pain-free set up by our volunteers for our events and fundraisers. I'll never do a show or a fundraiser without them! What a difference they have made!"
Bio: Currently, between traveling as a full-time drummer with the 80s spoof-hair-band Metal Shop combined with freelance work, April is performing over 120 shows a year. April was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 and immediately combined her passion for drums with her personal fight against cancer by founding her organization Breast Cancer Can Stick It! Foundation, Inc.. Through performing shows, collaborating with other celebrities for fundraisers, guest appearances, and speaking events, April rocks year round both behind and in front of the drums.
As a philanthropist, April has coordinated, managed, and promoted multiple music-based, fundraising events and raised awareness for not-for-profit organizations including:
- Breast Cancer Can Stick It! Fundraising (2010-present) - managed all marketing, promotions and fundraising activities
- Deep Ellum Arts Festival (2004-2009) - booked and arranged stage entertainment for multiple stages
- Music For Marriage (2005) - raising awareness for Proposition 8
- Women Rockin' 4 Women (1999-2002) - fundraiser for New Beginning Center for victims of domestic violence (including 8 festivals and 54 shows for Starbucks Home Brewed Dallas Live Music Summer Series)
- Harvest Jam (1998) (featuring Digg Dawg (featuring Dave Williams formerly of Drowning Pool) and Andy Timmons (formerly of Danger Danger) - fundraiser for The Austin Street Shelter for the homeless
Quote: "Life as a pro drummer requires a lot of heavy lifting all the time. Using my Rock-N-Roller R8 Multi-Cart has been a real life saver! Everyone needs one."
Bio: Unique, reliable, professional Los Angeles drummer helping others with creative, precise drumming and exceptional live shows; Ryan has been playing drums his entire life and thriving professionally for many years, graduated from Arizona State University with a Business Marketing Degree and experienced in performing drum corps, studied percussion most of his early life and continually self-taught thereafter, he independently moved to Los Angeles dedicated to his drumming career.
Easy to work with positive musician featured on Pandora Radio and in many national and worldwide publications including DRUM! Magazine with great references from happy record producers, recording engineers, music industry executives, movie directors, bands, labels, studios, music directors, families, churches, managers and musicians from many genres and types of music!
Quote:"As a drummer I have a lot of equipment that needs to fit in my car; I don’t have room for bulky, awkward carts. I do however need a cart that is solid and reliable once I’m at the gig. The Rock-N-Roller cart is the only cart I have found that can breakdown small enough to fit in my car, with all my drums, and yet can be tough enough to haul them from one spot to another with ease. Rock-N-Roller makes incredible products and I feel honored to endorse them!"
Bio: Bryan Taylor was born in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in a very musical family. His father is a school music director and a percussionist in his own right. As a child, Bryan and his dad spent hours discussing, not only how to play drums, but how to play them musically. Bryan began playing instrumental music at the age of nine. He studied trombone in the school band and drums on the side.
Throughout his grade school education he performed on both instruments in many different types of groups. At fifteen Bryan began studying guitar as well. Upon graduating from high school, Bryan focused his studies strictly on percussion. He attended Citrus College in Southern California, where he was instructed by percussionists John Magnussen and Alan Waddington. He performed with several of the performing groups there including, The Blue Note Swing Orchestra, which toured throughout the United States and Japan. See the rest of Bryan's Bio here.