Les Schaeffer

Categories: Musicians: Drums/Percussion

Genres: Alternative, Blues, Jazz, Rock

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Les Schaeffer
Regina, SK

Description

Les is an experienced, versatile drummer / percussionist with a professional background of over 18 years in the Regina, Calgary, Montreal, and Toronto areas. He is an accomplished live and studio musician, drum tech, and has years of teaching experience having taught privately, and in large ensemble settings. Les has been heavily involved with marching percussion programs in Regina and Calgary, and continues to offer clinics and rudimental instruction from beginner to advanced levels. He is currently the drumline lead instructor for the Conservatory Jr. Drumline at the University of Regina and is also a coach for the Rider Pepsi Drumline. 

As a graduate of the Professional Sound & Business Studio Production program at Metalworks Institute (Metalworks Studios), Les is also furthering his professional career in the music industry as a music producer, and audio engineer. He has had the privilege to work in studio with notable artists such as Drake, Randy Bachman, Tom Cochrane, Parkway Drive, Cone McCaslin, Kim Mitchell, and David Bottrill.

Les is currently on the SaskMusic Board of Directors, is a freelance Audio Engineer / Music Producer based in Regina, the drummer and engineer for local band Robot Hive and continues to play as a freelance drummer in a variety of genres and settings throughout the province. 

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Discography

  • To The Wolves

    Various Artists

    October 2014

    Metalworks Studios:

    Drums / Percussion

    Production

    Assistant Engineer

  • Sylvie - An Electric Trace

    Various Artists

    October 2005

    Drums / Percussion

  • Sylvie - I Wish I Was Driving

    Various Artists

    October 2003

    Drums / Percussion

  • Bev Zizzy - Standing on a Platform of Kindness

    Various Artists

    June 2016

    Studio One Recording:

    Drums / Percussion

  • Dylan Reisch - The Edge Of The World

    Various Artists

    April 2016

    New Media Records:

    Drums

     

Audio

In Circles (Whatever It Takes)

From To The Wolves EP

Electric Heel

From Robot Hive

Betrayal

From Dylan Reisch