Joey Crifo is a versatile and talented in-demand, independent drummer and percussionist who has worked with the likes of David Byrne, Lou Reed, Dougie Needles (The Public Offenders), Joan Jett, Speed McQueen, Johnny Skilsaw, Pleasure Bombs, Richie Scarlet & The Seducers. Joey has also shared the stage/played with, Carmine Rojas, Blues Traveler, Dee Dee Ramone, Ace Frehley, Lenny Kaye, Mike Rathke, Kevin Hern, Hal Wilner, and Garland Jeffreys, Tommy Tutone, among many others. Joey has also worked with some of the industry’s finest producers such as Ed Sloan, Tony Visconti, Ed Stasium, Terry Date, and Marc Urselli. Joey also has teched for many drummers/percussionist, including Glen Power (The Script) and filled-in for him for a performance on the BBC for the Queen of England.
Was the Smashing Pumpkins an audition? Wasn’t sure what that was.