For nearly 20 years, Felipe Torres has toured/recorded drums as well as taught drumming and music both privately and throughout the world. He began studying music in high school as well as attending local private lessons. By his senior year, Felipe was voted President of his school band and was teaching and gigging regularly. He began studying privately at New York City’s Drummers Collective with such notable drummers as Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Mike Clark, Sandy Gennaro, and Ian Froman as well as Kenny Aronoff, Billy Ward, Matt Johnson, Cliff Almond, and Robby Ameen.
After high school, Felipe continued his drumming career by performing around the USA, Europe, Japan, Australia, and Canada, as well as appearing on The CBS Morning Show, TV Land, The Biography Channel, The Modern Drummer Festival 2008 and has had his articles published on the Evans and Vic Firth websites. He has toured with OURS, The Monkees, Chubby Checker, the Davy Jones Band, Reagan Youth, and Popa Chubby . He is also currently in an original metal band with Joey Z of Life Of Agony.
Throughout this time, Felipe continued to teach privately, online, as well as perform clinics around the country. He has also produced his own online video series, Flip of the Week. Felipe specializes in teaching from beginners to advanced players on drum set and orchestral percussion as well as ensembles in music school preparation, reading, rudiments, and various styles of music.
Through this website, members will have full access to many video lessons, downloads, charts, be able to record their own demos, and more, from anywhere in the world, anytime, 24/7.
Feel free to look around, share your questions or comments, and Listen, Play, Create!
Felipe proudly endorses Evans Drumheads, Amedia Cymbals, Vic Firth, KICKPORT, Maxonix, DDrum Electronics, Latin Percussion, Warlock Snare Drums, Cympad and Drum Wallet.