Drummer Cafe


Serving drummers and percussionists since 1996.

Liberty Devitto

This Liberty DeVitto drum transcription of "New York State of Mind" is from Billy Joel's 1976 album, Turnstiles.

An American rock drummer best known for his work with Billy Joel, Liberty DeVitto was born on August 8, 1950 in New York City. Over the years he has been a session drummer for a number of other artists, and as of June 2003 has been performing off and on with NYC Hit Squad.

Sean Kennedy

Philadelphia-area drummer, Sean J. Kennedy is equally at home on the concert stage or in the teaching studio. Due to his versatility, Kennedy has been able to record and perform with some of the world’s best musicians, including Bob Mintzer, Liberty DeVitto, Ricky Byrd, Donald Nally, Richie Cannata and the late Dr. Frederick Fennell.

In June 2009 Carl Fischer Music Publishing released “Rock Solid: Drums” a rock drumset method book co-authored by Kennedy and Liberty DeVitto. Kennedy holds a bachelor’s degree in music education and a master’s degree in percussion performance, and endorses Zildjian Cymbals, Vic Firth Drumsticks and Evans Drumheads exclusively. To contact Sean visit

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