Nic Kubes has been playing drums for over 12 years, which at 19 takes up most of his life. That's why when you listen to him, you’ll think you’re hearing a seasoned professional. Although he specializes in the Progressive Rock genre, he has won awards for his Jazz playing and all around musicianship from DownBeat Magazine and The Percussive Arts Society. He has played in many groups with a wide range of styles including Blues, Brazilian, Funk, Afro-Cuban, Metal, Fusion, and Soul, to name a few.
Nic studies with the giants in the drumming world to perfect his craft. Check out his Instructor page on his website and you can see the variety of his influences and why he can play so fluently in many genres.
Nic accelerated his high school education to graduate a year early to peruse his passion. He is attending Los Angeles College of Music starting in Oct. 2018 majoring in Drum Set Performance.
Nic proudly endorses Mapex, Sabian, Promark, Evans, Humes & Berg and The OffSet Drum Pedal.