Rich Pagano leading six-part summer course in New York
Artist biography Rich Pagano
Drummer, singer-songwriter and producer Rich Pagano, who's best known as the drummer and voice of John Lennon for the Fab Faux, has over two decades of experience. He appeared on countless records, has done work for network TV, and has toured extensively.
Rich Pagano is a seasoned sideman who has produced, recorded with or played drums live for artists such as Patti Smith, Rosanne Cash, Robbie Robertson, Ray Davies, Faith Hill, John Mayer, Gospel legend Marie Knight, Joan Osborne, Levon Helm and Ian Hunter, among others.
It was in 1998 that Rich Pagano, formed The Fab Faux with Late Show With David Letterman bassist and session ace Will Lee, guitarist Jimmy Vivino, who now leads Conan O'Brien's TV house band, and session men Frank Agnello and Jack Petruzzelli.
After spending most of his illustrious career as a sideman, Rich Pagano spent the last couple of years writing and recording for his own band, Rich Pagano + The SugarCane Cups, a New York City outfit that released a vibrant and tuneful debut album in 2009.
Rich Pagano is also founder of New Calcutta Studios in the garment district in NYC.