Brad began playing drums about the time he started school. His playing has taken him all over the North East and sharing the stage with local, regional and national artists. Brad has appeared on stage with jazz greats such as Clark Terry, Mel Torme, Bob Mintzer, The Sammy Kaye Orchestra, The New York Voices, and Wayne Bergeron, Conrad Herwig, Eric Marienthal and David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Comedian Joan Rivers, as well as performing for President Bush and the first family just to name a few.
Brad began his playing career at the age of fourteen. Since then, he has continues to evolve and develop as one of the first call drummers in New England. Often traveling out of his native state of Maine, Brad holds down a busy playing schedule in and out of the Greater Boston Area.
He appears regularly with:
Funkationland, a Tower of Power Based Band
The Portland Jazz Orchestra, Maine
The Chris Oberholtzer Quintet, Maine
Double Vision, Boston, MA
Tess Collins and Friends, Maine
The Strangely Possibles, a Rock-a-delic band
Watch Brad playing with PJO on line; Click here....
When not busy with these groups, you can find Brad freelancing throughout New England.
Brad plays DW and Yamaha drums, Remo heads, Zildjian cymbals, and Vic Firth drum sticks.
Brad Ciechomski is a Vic Firth Endorsed Educator as part of the Vic Firth Education Team.
He plays Vic Firth sticks exclusively. Model AJ6 to be exact :-)