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Joey “Perfect Time” Riggins is one of the industry’s most pocket-oriented drummers today. His time-keeping is impeccable, as he is often referred to as the “closest humanly possible to a metronome”.

He is fluent in all styles of music, as he performs live, or in the studio. Joey “PerfectTime” Riggins holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. He graduated with a 3.82 GPA and graduated on the Dean’s list. Joey “Perfect Time” Riggins also was a member of the award-winning TSU Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of the legendary music educator and director, Prof. Howard C. Harris, Jr. Joey “Perfect Time” Riggins performed in all performing TSU bands while he was a student at Texas Southern University.

He has played for, recorded and toured with local and national artists on both gospel and secular circuits including: national recording artist Marion Meadows (sax); world-reknown jazz recording artist Najee (sax); national recording artists saxophonists Dean James and Mike Phillips; the late Malaco Records vocalist pastor Rev.Paul Jones (I Won’t Complain); grammy award-winning national gospel recording artist Edwin Hawkins; national recording artist Rev.John P.Kee; national recording artist Kurt Carr and the Kurt Carr Singers; and stellar and grammy award-winning national recording artist Yolanda Adams, as well as other national recording artists, just to name a few…. his contact info is perfecttime4853@yahoo.com, or he can be reached at 832.865.1180, in Houston, Texas.

He has recently recorded with New Braunfels based blues band The No Refund Band, whose new CD is scheduled for release in April 2014……..He has performed weekly with Houston-based entertainment group “Hard 2 Fine” featuring lead vocalists Cliff Duncan and co-lead vocalist/producer Byron “LeRoc” Hester. “Perfect Time” Riggins recently (November 16, 2014) made his Houston debut as bandleader/drummer for the Houston-based R&B/Pop/Instrumental smooth jazz group “Pure Expose’-The Band.

This group also performed weekly live shows at various venues….Joey “Perfect Time” Riggins currently performs with Houston-based group Orion The Band, a 7-piece variety band that features 2 vocalists (male and female) and a background vocalist that constantly wows audiences wherever they go due to the band’s musical versatility. If you love to dance, or sit back and enjoy musicianship and singing at its finest, you must check this band out………you won’t be disappointed!!

Joey PerfectTime Riggins is available for hire in all genres of live musical performances, studio work, or any music project requiring live drums. He is an endorsee and artists rep for FatHoops drum rims, from Nashville, Tennessee. He also is an endorsee for Amedia Cymbals.

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