BRENDAN BUCKLEY

BRENDAN BUCKLEY

 

Basic Background Info

 
Birth: March 13, 1974
Location: Morristown, New Jersey
Band: Julio Iglesias, Sr., Shakira, DMX, Lauren Hill, Gloria Estefan, Spam All-Stars, Nil Lara, Mariana Ochoa, Julio Iglesias Jr, Alejandra Guzman, Alih Jey, Zach Zisken, The Kind, Popvert, Clambake 2000, Monte Rosa, B.D. Lenz, Diane Ward, Raw B. Jae, Sixo, Pedro Suarez Vertiz, Soledad, Natalia Oriero, Fernando Osorio, Alicastro, Leo Quintero, Gayle Ritt, Pete Masitti, Shalim, and Maria Bestár
Genres: Rock, Pop, Latin
Instruments: Drums
Occupation: Musician
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Biography

 
 

Brendan Buckley began his musical career learning piano and trumpet in school. Later, Brendan Buckley took drum lessons from the father and son team Sonny and Tommy Igoe.

After graduating from high school in 1992, Brendan Buckley attended the University of Miami's School of Music. In Miami, Brendan Buckley absorbed the rock, latin, and jazz vibes of the city, and before long he recorded an album and toured with Fulano De Tal and singer Elsten Torres. The following year Brendan Buckley accompanied Julio Iglesias Sr. on his Tango tour.

Next, Brendan Buckley joined forces with Colombian pop icon Shakira, touring and recording. While working with Shakira, Brendan also recorded with DMX, Lauryn Hill, Gloria Estefan, Spam All-Stars, Nil Lara, Mariana Ochoa, Julio Iglesias Jr, Alejandra Guzman, Alih Jey, Zach Zisken, The Kind, Popvert, Clambake 2000, Monte Rosa, B.D. Lenz, Diane Ward, Raw B. Jae, Sixo, Pedro Suarez Vertiz, Soledad, Natalia Oriero, Fernando Osorio, Alicastro, Leo Quintero, Gayle Ritt, Pete Masitti, Shalim, and Maria Besár.

Brendan Buckley continued performing with Shakira, and in 2004 he moved to Los Angeles. Brendan Buckley has also worked with the irish folk/rock artist Damien Rice, Volumen Cero, experimental rock band Pedestrian, actress/songwriter Minnie Driver, heart-throb Michael Miller, Wyclef Jean, Gary Jules, Peter Bradley Adams, Kristin Mooney, Peter Himmelman, key-master Rami Jaffee, Laura Jansen, Susie Suh, Cherie, Michael Mangia, Richard Page, Brie Larson, Jimena, Devil Doll, Sheila Nicholls, Cameron Jaymes, Zak Schaffer, Shira Myrow, Jennifer Peña, Kelly Sweet, Benny Strange, and Brandi Flores.

Most recently, Brendan Buckley is based in Los Angeles and working with Shakira and Damien Rice.
 
 

Discography

 
 
Album Year Album Name Album Band
1997 Just Lounging Around Bambi & Boys
1997 Normal Fulano de Tal
1998 Dónde Están los Ladrones? Shakira
1998 Wait & See Sixo
1999 Algo Natural Alejandra Guzman
1999 Plant the Seeds Kind
1999 Tributo a the Cure: Porque No Puedo Ser Tu Various Artists
1999 Yo Si Quiero a Mi Pais Soledad
2000 Green Trim Peter Masitti
2000 MTV Unplugged Shakira
2001 Grammy Latin Nominees 2001 Various Artists
2001 Great Depression DMX
2001 Laundry Service Shakira
2001 Pigs In Space Spam Allstars
2001 Shalim Shalim
2001 Soy Alejandra Guzman
2002 2002 Latin Grammy Nominees Various Artists
2002 Divas Las Vegas Various Artists
2002 Fuacata Live Spam Allstars
2002 Laundry Service [Washed and Dried] Shakira
2002 Real As the Memory Zach Ziskin
2002 Shalim: 2002 Shalim
2002 Turmalina Natalia Oreiro
2002 VH1 Divas: 2002 Various Artists
2002 Waiting on the Harvest The Kind
2003 Simple Life B.D. Lenz
2004 Contra los Roboticos Mutantes Spam Allstars
2004 Gotas de Piel Alih Jey
2004 Live & Off the Record Shakira
2005 Monte-Rosa Monte-Rosa
2005 Ofrendas Leo Quintero
2005 Oral Fixation, Vol. 2 Shakira
2005 Tomorrow's Too Late B.D. Lenz/Randy Brecker/Mark Egan
2006 Drive Thru Happiness Popvert
2006 Gather Up Peter Bradley Adams
2006 Oral Fixation, Vol. 2 Shakira
2006 Todo Vale Alicastro
2007 Tour Fijaci&on Oral Shakira
2007 We Are One Kelly Sweet
 

Noise

 
 
  • Brendan worked on television commercials for Reebok, Pepsi, Hyundai, Marshalls, and I Canít Believe Itís Not Butter.
 

Instruments of Choice

 
 

Drums

Drums: Drum Workshop
Cymbals: Sabian
Hardware: Drum Workshop
Heads:  
Electronics:  
Percussion: Latin Percussion
Sticks: Vic Firth
 
 

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