Drummerboy, Wynton Senwelo

I'm a session musician/drummer/Educator



Tell us about you and how you would you describe your "art"?
I'm a session musician/drummer/Educator

Where are you based?
I'm Based in Captial City Of Rebuplic Of Botswana,Gaborone.

How long have you been making "art" and how did you get started?
I started playing drums since i was 9,Took it seriously after watching the movie drumline and a couple of music dvds like Phil Collins Live At Last..Started Playing Professionally when i was 15. My First gig was at age 14

Do you come from an artistic background?
I come from a musical family...Both Dad and Grandpa play Piano.

What inspires you? What are your influences (Who or What)?
My Influences are alot of musicians all over the world... Jstar Zacheus,Sabu Satsha,Leeroy Sauls,Ramon Sampson,Kevin Gibson,Sello Montwedi,Neill Ettridge,Leagan Breda,Rob Watson and a lot more in SA Aaron Spears,Tony Royster Jr,Nick Smith,Stanley Randolph,Gerald Heyward,Calvin Rodgers,Dave Weckl,Ricky Lawson,Thomas Pridgen,John Blackwell,Spanky McCurdy,Ronald Bruner Jr.... Yoooh we'd spend the whole day mentioning them all..Hahaha
I listen to aloooooooot of music

What is your most proud accomplishment so far?
Proudest Accomplishments would have to be the First and Youngest Motswana Drummer to *Record and perform with most Batswana major artists and groups by the age of 18 *Play the Cape Town International Jazz Festival at 16 *Play Diamonds Are Forever Gala in Brussels at 17 *Play my first International Tour at 19 *Get Mapex Drums Endorsement/Sponsorship for German Tour (KalahariRoses) at Age 19 *Part of the Presidents Celebrations in-house band/Ensemble at 19.

What are your tools for creating?
I play Acoustic Drumsets and Hybrid Drumsets...I use Sequencers for Click Tracks on Live Shows and Studio Sessions.

What sets you apart from the others?
Well,I think its my voicing and approach to the drum .

Where are you trying to end up? (5 year plan?)
Hmmm,5 year Plan.....Put Batswana Musicans and myself On The Map.

What are your favorite things in life so far?
Aviation and Music.

If we gave you P1M what would you do with it?
Wow!...Me!?...I'd probably open up a very big studio fully equipped.

Any advice for people trying to do what you do?
Stay real & original, -Develop your own sound and voicing -Work hard on your craft -Learn how to Read Music -Keep fit, -Dont bash/critisize other artists & musicians, -Be humble, -Be honest -Dont do drugs, -Be very careful of what you post on social media, -Be VERY strict with your equpiment and gigs, -Invest in your gear, -Mark all your equipment & take good care of it, -Dont let artists or promoters use you, -Practise a different exercises everytime you practise or you'll sound the same, -Dont Take Rehearsals Lightly otherwise you're wasting your precious time.

Where can people buy/get a hold of your work?
I dont have an album as yet!

How can people get in touch with you?
Facebook-Wynton Senwelo
E Mail-wyntonsenwelo@gmail.com
Cell Number-+267 741 79 791
Twitter-@iAmWyzzle_BW

Any thanks or shout outs?
Shout out to my Family,Friends,Musicians,Artists,Bands,Associates and Followers that belived in me and my talent A big Thank you to the Ministry Of Youth Sports And Culture and Brand Botswana,for helping Batswana musicians and artists raise the flag high in other nations As well as Diamond Selektion for their time and support.

Tell us about you and how you would you describe your "art"?
I'm a session musician/drummer/Educator

Where are you based?
I'm Based in Captial City Of Rebuplic Of Botswana,Gaborone.

How long have you been making "art" and how did you get started?
I started playing drums since i was 9,Took it seriously after watching the movie drumline and a couple of music dvds like Phil Collins Live At Last..Started Playing Professionally when i was 15. My First gig was at age 14

Do you come from an artistic background?
I come from a musical family...Both Dad and Grandpa play Piano.

What inspires you? What are your influences (Who or What)?
My Influences are alot of musicians all over the world... Jstar Zacheus,Sabu Satsha,Leeroy Sauls,Ramon Sampson,Kevin Gibson,Sello Montwedi,Neill Ettridge,Leagan Breda,Rob Watson and a lot more in SA Aaron Spears,Tony Royster Jr,Nick Smith,Stanley Randolph,Gerald Heyward,Calvin Rodgers,Dave Weckl,Ricky Lawson,Thomas Pridgen,John Blackwell,Spanky McCurdy,Ronald Bruner Jr.... Yoooh we'd spend the whole day mentioning them all..Hahaha
I listen to aloooooooot of music

What is your most proud accomplishment so far?
Proudest Accomplishments would have to be the First and Youngest Motswana Drummer to *Record and perform with most Batswana major artists and groups by the age of 18 *Play the Cape Town International Jazz Festival at 16 *Play Diamonds Are Forever Gala in Brussels at 17 *Play my first International Tour at 19 *Get Mapex Drums Endorsement/Sponsorship for German Tour (KalahariRoses) at Age 19 *Part of the Presidents Celebrations in-house band/Ensemble at 19.

What are your tools for creating?
I play Acoustic Drumsets and Hybrid Drumsets...I use Sequencers for Click Tracks on Live Shows and Studio Sessions.

What sets you apart from the others?
Well,I think its my voicing and approach to the drum .

Where are you trying to end up? (5 year plan?)
Hmmm,5 year Plan.....Put Batswana Musicans and myself On The Map.

What are your favorite things in life so far?
Aviation and Music.

If we gave you P1M what would you do with it?
Wow!...Me!?...I'd probably open up a very big studio fully equipped.

Any advice for people trying to do what you do?
Stay real & original, -Develop your own sound and voicing -Work hard on your craft -Learn how to Read Music -Keep fit, -Dont bash/critisize other artists & musicians, -Be humble, -Be honest -Dont do drugs, -Be very careful of what you post on social media, -Be VERY strict with your equpiment and gigs, -Invest in your gear, -Mark all your equipment & take good care of it, -Dont let artists or promoters use you, -Practise a different exercises everytime you practise or you'll sound the same, -Dont Take Rehearsals Lightly otherwise you're wasting your precious time.

Where can people buy/get a hold of your work?
I dont have an album as yet!

How can people get in touch with you?
Facebook-Wynton Senwelo
E Mail-wyntonsenwelo@gmail.com
Cell Number-+267 741 79 791
Twitter-@iAmWyzzle_BW

Any thanks or shout outs?
Shout out to my Family,Friends,Musicians,Artists,Bands,Associates and Followers that belived in me and my talent A big Thank you to the Ministry Of Youth Sports And Culture and Brand Botswana,for helping Batswana musicians and artists raise the flag high in other nations As well as Diamond Selektion for their time and support.




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