Sean O'Rourke
                   Drums, Percussion, Mixing & Production                    
Website: http://www.seanorourke.com
E-mail: sean@seanorourke.com
Cell: 615-305-0012
 
 
    . Record for Lola Gulley entitled "Give her what she wants" Produced by William Bell . 

    . March 2010- Sixth Modern Drummer feature for Doug Webb’s “Equalibrium”. 
    · May 2008-  Fifth Modern Drummer feature.
    . Full page feature in “Sticks and Skins” hard cover book with over 500 of the Worlds most famous drummers which is in the Smithsonion Library.

    · Created Worldwide Drumtracks. Outsourcing drum tracks via FTP worldwide, reaching clients as far as China and Bolivia.
    · Created Atlanta Professional Musicians website.
    · Owner operator of O'Rourke Audio, specializing in Production,engineering,mixing and mastering.
2006 - 2007
 
    · June '07 Modern Drummer feature.
    · November '07 Modern Drummer feature.
 
    . The Tonite show with Sugarland.
 
    . The View with Sugarland. 
    · ACM Awards Television appearence with Sugarland.
 
    · Tour with Sugarland including opening for Kenny Chesney's Stadium tour and headling the CMT tour.
     
2005 - 2006
    · Opened O'Rourke Audio Protools based Recording Studio.
    · Record for Anthony Papamichael entitled "Mass Appeal".
    · Drummed, Mixed, Mastered Three records at O'Rourke Audio for Tom Grose entitled "Jetsum", "Music For Film and Television", "At Bay".
    · Released Solo Record entitlted "Primal Colors". Reviewed in Ocotber 2005 Modern Drummer.
· Record for William Bell entitled "New lease on Life".
    · Record for Lola Gully produced by William Bell.
    · Nationwide Tour with Multi-Platinum artists "Sugarland".
    · Good Morning America Television show with "Sugarland".
    · Martha Stewart Television Show with "Sugarland".
    · Country Music Awards Television show with "Sugarland".
    · Walmart Television show aired in all Wallmarts worldwide with "Sugarland".
    · AOL Sessions with "Sugarland".
    · Appeared on #1 Music video for Sugarland single "Settlin'".
    · Received Ludwig Drum endorsement.
    · Received Promark drum stick endorsement.
   · Received Remo Drum head endorsement.
    · Received Sabian cymbal endorsement.
 
2003 - 2004

      Grammy nomination for Howard Tate's,"Rediscovered" produced by Jerry Ragavoy, the Writer/Producer for 
      Janis Joplin, The Rolling Stones and owner of The Hit factory.

Four Star Modern Drummer review for The Aquarium Rescue Unit's, "The Calling".   
    Television ad's for The Discovery Channel's, "American Hotrod".
 
 ·  Television ad's TBS, including "Movie Bowl and Stuntman" .    
       
 ·  Performed with Mothers Finest including a double bill with Peter Frampton.
 
 ·  Performed with William Bell at The Atlanta History Center. 
  
 ·  Performed with Chuck Rainey, world renowned bass player for Steeley Dan,Aretha Franklin, etc.
 ·  Record for Gwenn Hughes.

 ·  Record for Johnny Knox and Hi-Test entitled"Renegade Rhythm".

 ·  Records for Kodac Harrison entitled"Portraits and Passages and "Georgia Soul".
 
 ·  Record for Anthony Papamichael entitled "Mass Appeal".

 ·  Record for Andrew Black and The Believers entitled "Live at Feelay Gumbo" including Drums and mixing .
 ·  Record for Eric Michael Hopper entitled "Inside Out".

 ·  Record for Bobby Brader entitled "Suspired Dreams".

 ·  Record for Bob Katz with Pat Travers on guitar.
 
 ·  Record for Ab Ivens and the Xmissamericas entitled "So".
 
 ·  Record for Jeff Floyd, Produced by William Bell .
 
 ·  Record for 10 Story Relapse.

 ·  Nationwide freelance drummer including various recording sessions and club dates.            
   
2001 - 2002

 ·  Record with Howard Tate produced by Jerry Ragavoy, the Writer/Producer for 
    Janis Joplin, The Rolling Stones and owner of The Hit factory.

 ·  Performed with Chuck Rainey, world renowned bass player for Steeley Dan,Aretha Franklin, etc.
          
 ·  Featured on Twenty-fifth Anniversary Compilation for EMG Pickups with Anthony Papamichael.
     
 ·  Recorded “Let’s Jam Instructional Series” for both Jazz and Rock with Peter Vogl.
     
 ·  Performed at the Southern Regional Emmy Awards with Emmy Award winning composer, Mr. Eddie Horst.
 ·  Performed full-time with Francine Reed including notable performance at Music Midtown Festival.     
 ·  Performed with Donna Hopkins Band at the Harvest Moon Blues Festival and the Annual Lenox Fourth of July Fireworks with notable guests,
    Governor Roy Barnes and Mayor Shirley Franklin.     
 ·  Recorded music for film and television for TBS (Movie Bowl, NASCAR, & NBA),
    Turner South, Cartoon Network (Space Ghost, Cartoon Cartoon Fridays main theme, Ed, 
Edd, & Eddie, Johnny Bravo, & Courage the Dog),and Turner Classic Movies (Wonder Woman).
 
 ·  Record with Oteil Burbridge for Rush Anderson titled “Rush Hour”.
 
 ·  Record with Kodac Harrison titled “Touched by an Angel”.
 
 ·  Nationwide freelance drummer including various recording sessions and club dates.      
                                                           
2000 - 2001
 
 ·  Toured with the Derek Trucks Band including notable performances with Mike 
    Stern, as well as, New Year’s Eve with Phil Lesh and Friends.
 
 ·  Performed full-time with Francine Reed including notable performances at 
    Midtown Music Festival and "A Time to Dance", a play featuring Ms. Reed.
 
 ·  Recorded music for film and television for Turner Classic Movies, Turner 
    South and "Movie City" for LAP (Latin American Pay Television).
 ·  Recorded the CDs “Defending the Orphan” and “Unexpect It” for Anthony Papamichael.
 ·  Performed at the Southern Regional Emmy Awards with Emmy Award winning composer, Mr. Eddie Horst.         
 ·  Recorded numerous drum sessions with a variety of artists.
 
 ·  Achieved Pro Tools certification.
 
 ·  Nationwide freelance drummer including various recording sessions and club 
    dates averaging thirty-two different musicians a month.
 
1999 – 2000
 
 ·  Performed at the New Orleans Jazz Festival with Leo Nocentelli of The Meters 
    and Oteil Burbridge of The Allman Bros and The Aquarium Rescue Unit.
 
 ·  Performed full-time drumming with Francine Reed including notable performance 
    at Atlanta's Music Midtown Festival.
 
 ·  Performed with David "Honeyboy" Edwards, an 85-year-old guitar player who 
    gigged with Robert Johnson and is featured in U.S. News & World Report,“America’s Music” July 8-15, 2002 issue.     
 ·  Performed with Snooky Pryor, the first man to electrify the harp.
 ·  Performed at the Southern Regional Emmy Awards with Emmy Award winning composer, Mr. Eddie Horst.
  
 ·  Performed frequently with Oteil and the Peacemakers.
  
 ·  Performed at Swamiville with "Cosmic Zambi" featuring Ricky Keller and Brian Lopes.
     
 ·  Toured Europe with Mothers Finest including East and West Germany, Austria,Liechtenstein, and the Netherlands.
 
 ·  The Georgia Music Hall of Fame induction with Mothers Finest.
 
 ·  Performed with Speech of Arrested Development.
 
 ·  Recorded NBA music and video(appeared in NBA TV commercial)
 
 ·  Drummed for film and television for TBS, Turner South,and NASCAR.     
 
 ·  Employed as Staff Drummer for Exocet Studios.
 
 ·  Nationwide freelance drummer including various recording sessions and club  dates.
 
1998 - 1999
 ·  Performed with Speech, Arrested Development, Mothers Finest and the Aquarium Rescue Unit.
    
 ·  Performed with William Bell and Johnny Taylor at Montgomery Coliseum.
 
 ·  Web site, http://www.seanorourke.com/, featured in Modern Drummer.

 ·  Performed at the Southern Regional Emmy Awards with Emmy Award winning composer, Mr. Eddie Horst.
                                                                    
 ·  Employed as Staff Drummer for Exocet Studios.

 ·  Employed as Staff Instructor at East Cobb Music Academy.

 ·  Nationwide freelance drummer including various recording sessions and club dates.     
 
1996 - 1998

 ·  Performed full-time with "The Aquarium Rescue Unit",including PBS airing of 
    Jacksonville Jazz Festival, as well as, opening for "Bela Fleck and The 
    Flecktones", "Jimmy Cliff", and "Greg Allman".
 
 ·  Recorded music for television and film for CNN, Cartoon Network, Sportstown,and CTC - Russian Television.
 
 ·  Performed at the Southern Regional Emmy Awards with Emmy Award winning composer, Mr. Eddie Horst.
                                                                     
 ·  Performed with Eric Essex of Zebra Records.
 
 ·  Nationwide freelance drummer including various recording sessions and club dates. 
     
 
1982 - 1995
 ·  Toured Switzerland with Ichiban recording artist, “Francine Reed” of "Lyle Lovett" and “Willie Nelson”.     
 ·  Performed in Manhattan, NYC at various nightclubs including CBGBs, Bottom Line, Bitter End, and Club Sine.     
 ·  Nationwide freelance drummer including various recording sessions and club dates.
               
 ·  Appeared on the national TV show "Star Search" for two weeks.
 
 ·  Employed as Staff Drummer for "Sound Lab Studios".
 
 ·  Appeared with "Boss Tweed" on 94Q's CD, "The Best of Atlanta Jazz Flavours III".     
 ·  Toured southeastern U.S. with  "The Sensors", opening for CBS recording act "The Producers".
      
 ·  Played with Pat Buchanan and Brendon O'Brian for solo project.
 
 ·  Performed with "Boss Tweed" opening for "The Producers", "Billy Powell", "The Outlaws", and "Pat Travers".     
 ·  Performed with "The Running" touring southeastern United States.
 
 ·  Performed in numerous showcases on both the east and west coasts with Florida 
    based rock band, "False Alarm" opening for "38-Special" and "Eddie Money".
 
 ·  Employed full-time by "Sloppy Joe's - Key West": house band "The Out of Hand Band".
 ·  Completed numerous recording sessions.
 
 ·  Nationwide freelance drummer including various recording sessions and club dates.   
 
Studio Experience:
        Jerry Ragavoy Studios: Howard Tate
        Turner Studios: Music for Film and Television
        Sound Lab Studio: Staff Drummer
        Crescendo Studio: Commercial Work
        JBS studio: Project Work
        New Age Sight & Sound: Project Work 
        Devotion Sound: Project Work
        Audio Works Studio: Project Work
        Soundscape Studios: Project Work
        Radio Active Records: Record Dates
        Criteria Studios: EP produced by Tom Allom of "Judas Priest"
        Kala Studios: Record Dates
        Dopplar Studios: Commercial Work
        Crawford Studios: Commercial Work
        Exocet Studios: Staff Drummer
        Crash Bang Wallop: Project Work
        Arcadia Studio: Commercial & Project Work
        Windy Hill Studios: Project Work 
        Duck Tape Music: work with Johnny Sandlin
        McMix Productions: Project Work, Dan Coy Trio
        Tree Sound: The Aquarium Rescue Unit
        Nitework Studios: Speech of "Arrested Development"
        Five Star studios: Johnathan Wilson "Loopworks.com". and Jeffrey Butts of "Shock Lobo" and "Modern Hero"        
        CMO studios: Francine Reed of Lyle Lovett and Willie Nelson, & Henry Parrilla of "The Platters", "Widespread Hispanic"         
        Turner Studios: Commercial Work
        VMG Studios: Project Work
        Rush Hour Studios: Project Work
           House of David, Nashville
    Omni Studio, Nashville

Producers / Composers:
1.        Jerry Ragavoy: Owner of The Hit Factory producer/composer of Janis Joplin & The Rolling Stones.
2.        David Ryan Harris: John Mayer
3. Neal Cappelino: Alison Krause 
4.        William Bell: Stax Records, Ichiban Records
5.        Rodney Mills: Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special, The Atlanta Rhythm Section, & The Aquarium Rescue Unit     
6.        Eddie Horst: TBS, CNN, NASCAR, NBA, Cartoon Network, CTC - Russian Television, and LAP – Latin American Pay Television.           
7.        Reid Hall: TBS (Movie Bowl) and Turner Classic Movies (Wonder Woman)
8.        Tom Allom: Judas Priest
9.        Richie Gold: Union Street Mgmt.
10.       Steve Hulse: Atlanta Composer
11.       Sam Knox: Arcadia Music
12.       Geno Montgomery, Bruce Bennett, Scott Patton: Exocet Records
13.       Johnny Sandlin: Allman Bros.
14.       Wayne Dykes, Danny Stearns: Acoustech
15.       John Briggs: First Night Atlanta
16.       Bryan Cole: Ichiban Records
17.       Speech: Arrested Development
18.       Cole, Miller, O'Neill: CMO Studios
19.       Ricky Keller: Cosmic Zambi, Southern Living At It's Finest
Bands / Singers / Musicians: {I've recorded for that I can remember}
Howard Tate
William Bell                                                
       
Aquarium Rescue Unit 
Oteil Burbridge
Tom Grose
Tomas Ramirez Flexar
Barry Richman                      
Speech and “Arrested Development”           
Mothers Finest                                                                 
Solomon Burke   
Francine Reed
Jerral Portman (Steven Stills)
Petro’s Whack Attack
Richard Bicknell                            
Dan Coy                                     
Kodac Harrison
Jimmy Harris
Anthony Papamichael
Henry Parrilla (The Platters) 
The X Miss America’s
Peter Vogl
Rush Anderson
Bradford Rodgers
Boss Tweed
Rob Narke
The Running
Marc Jackson
Alan Finegold
Sean Romuno
The Velvet Jones
Marty Kearns
Peter and Patrick Noonan
Chris Wilson
Jump The Wall
Dezeray's Hammer
John Briggs production of "Dracula: The Rock Opera".
Curtis Jones
Art Linton
Steve Milsap
Al Rinegold
Billy Wilke
Out of Hand Band
False Alarm
Touvaroon
Seed Machine
 
References:             
Jerry Ragavoy Studios: Jerry Ragavoy (770) 642-6852
Eddie Horst Music: Eddie Horst (404) 892-8630       
Bryan Cole Production: Bryan Cole (404) 605-0572