Chances are, if you’ve passed time watching television or playing video games in recent years, you’ve already experienced some of the musical styles of Terry Lesperance! Shows like “Big Bang Theory,” “One Tree Hill,” and ”August Rush” feature music where he has masterfully provided the groove.
Terry has been drumming since the age of 4 and has worked hard ever since. Supporting hundreds of artists in the Windsor-Detroit area, he has built a strong reputation as a no-nonsense drummer who can be called upon for any situation, and by adhering to his philosophy when it comes to his career:
“Don’t compromise your abilities, keep a positive attitude, play great gear and be a pro!”
Over the years, he has done extensive touring and countless studio sessions with some of the biggest names in the industry. For Terry however, it’s not about the name, or the size of the gig, it’s about the experience and doing what you love, which is what has kept him busy behind the kit all these years.
As a producer, Terry is a founder of “Blind Squirrel Entertainment” along with fellow partner Joel Bruyer of “Thousand Foot Krutch,” and has been actively involved in Joel’s new solo project: “The Drawing Room” (Tooth & Nail Records). In addition, Terry worked closely with Klayton of “Celldweller” on his recent release Soundtrack for “The Voices in My Head Vol. 1” (SVH), a primarily instrumental score-based album. The project features “Solaris,” which has already been featured in a movie trailer for Frank Miller’s “The Spirit”.
Currently an endorser for Yamaha drums, Sabian cymbals, Aquarian drum heads, GonBops Percussion, Vic Firth Drum sticks, Kellyshu, Blue Mics, Presonus, Gator cases.
Drums ETC Magazine, Featured 2 times, including the front cover. (http://drumsetc.ca/v25-n4/)
Modern Drummer Magazine (1999 issue)
August Rush Sears Big Bang Theory Tomb Raider (game and movie)One Tree Hill CSI Mr and Mrs Smith Matrix Speed Racer Speed and Strength GM (On Star) Microsoft’s Forza 3 Yippee KiyayRace to Witch MountainSnoop Dogg’s “Snooper Bowl”Modern Drummer Magazine Rockabilly Hall Of Fame (Laura Lee Perkins)
SnoopDogg,Laura Lee PerkinsCelldweller (.com)Donnie Lyle (RKelly)Mark FarnerRegina BelleMarth Reeves (Vandellas)Jody Raffoul (.com) EMI
Dal Bouey (.com)Paul DozierAlto Reed (Bob Segar)David Cook (NSYNC)David Lee Spradley (Earl Klough)Marvin SappMichael Strange
Louis Resto (Eminem)Marlon Young (Kid Rock)Pat Harwood (Mitch Ryder)Michael Harrington (Alexander Zonjic)Gerry Jenson (4 Tops)
Mr. CheeksRodger Noonan (Aretha Franklin)Valdi (A&M Records)Tamara BedrickyPeter Pisarczyk (Lynard Skynard)BandBCritical Bill
Ben GrosseJim Romeo (Aretha Franklin)Grant MohrmanMichael Strange (Marshall Mathers)BlumpyAl Sutton (Kid Rock)
Erik Morgenson (Earl Klough, Tim Bowman)Jeff MichaelsTommie Walker (BeBe, CeCe Winans)Rob Arthur (.com) (Five 4 Fighting, Peter Frampton)Marlon Young (Kid Rock)Chuck Alkazian (Pop Evil)Klayton (Chris Angle)Kenny Merrideth (Warner Brothers)
Drums (live/studio) Systems Teching, Foh/Monitors, Protools, or Tour Managing,
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