VIC FIRTH ARTIST
PAT MASTELOTTO

Since the 1970s, Pat Mastelotto has recorded, produced and toured with a long list of artists and bands, most notably for Mr. Mister, Scandal, Al Jarreau, Pointer Sisters, Patti LaBelle, Kenny Loggins, XTC, Cock Robin, The Rembrandts, Jude Cole, Eddie Money and David Sylvian.

Since 1994, Mastelotto has been a member of King Crimson, appearing on over 20 of the band's recordings and videos, in addition to producing several renown King Crimson Projekct releases. Pat is also a member of the progressive/experimental bands TU and KTU with fellow King Crimson alumnus Trey Gunn, Tuner and Centrozoon, both with Markus Reuter, as well as his personal project, Mastica.

Pat’s most recent project with Markus Reuter, entitled "TUNER: POLE" was recently mentioned in Modern Drummer Magazine's top “50 Progressive Rock Masterpieces.” When he's not touring, Pat resides in Austin, TX, and has worked with some of Austin's finest, including Storyville, Patty Grifith, Abra Moore, Will Taylor, Malford Milligan, And They Will Know Us By The Trail Of The Dead.

INTERVIEW SPOTLIGHT:

  Installment 1: The Early Years
  Pat talks about his first gigs, early session work and his first break with Mr. Mister
  Installment 2: Rembrandts, King Crimson
  Stories on his work with these famous groups and his love of electronics
  Installment 3: New Projects
  On his new projects with Trey Gunn, Turner and Centrozoon and why he prefers Vic


Pat's stick of choice:
Buddy Rich (SBR)
A modified 5A with a larger tip‚ neck and shoulder.
L = 16 5/16" | Dia. = .590"
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Visit Pat online:
www.patmastelotto.com



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