Sandy Gennaro is an American professional rock and roll drummer.
Gennaro was born on Manhattan's lower East side and grew up on Staten Island, New York. He has played with Cyndi Lauper, Joan Jett, Michael Bolton, Johnny Winter, Bruce Kulick, Robin Gibb and The Monkees. Sandy was a member of the Pat Travers Band and more recently has toured with Bo Diddley and rejoined the Pat Travers Band in 2010.. He currently also teaches drums in Nashville Tn.
His drumming style can best be described as pop/rock/blues and he is legendary for his extremely accurate timing, along with dynamics and taste.
Since 2007, Sandy has been a frequent and favorite counselor at David Fishof's Rock and Roll Fantasy Camps. In November 2010, he rejoined the Pat Travers Band.
Sandy is on the Advisory Board for Wildhorse Ranch Rescue, a registered 501c3 charity that saves equines from abuse, neglect, abandonment and slaughter. He joined the charity in 2004 to honor his and his good friend, Davy Jones', love of horses.
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