Click the tabs below for an alphbetical listing of KickPort Roster Artists, including credits and testimonials.
Aventura and many more
"The KickPort is amazing - I use it everywhere from 20,000 seat arenas to clubs and recording sessions. I am telling everybody about it!
"I specifically like the low end and power added when using KickPort."
Assistant Professor at Visible Music College
"KickPort simply helps me get the best sound out of my instrument."
Cash Presley, Drum Educator, Independent
"No need to stuff my bass drum with anything any more! Amazing feel and low end, punch and resonance like the kick is supposed to have. It’s an amazing product! Go Kick Port Army!!!
Dae Dai and Soul Force, SuCh Band, the Moses Jones Band and the Vince J Project
"I've been using KickPort faithfully for the past two years. I won't play a drum kit without it. KickPort gives me that extra "Thump" I need/look for in a bass drum. I strongly recommend it for any and every drummer!"
Allegaeon, Grimus, Windfaerer
"Not only does KickPort sound great, it is easy to install, and looks awesome!"
Sueño De Hormiga, IQ Proyect and many more / Recording Drummer / Educator
"For me KickPort is like F•D•F… Fat, Dense and Full kick drum sound that never ceases to amaze me. It produces an addictive punch and low end that once you hear it and feel it, you never want to play with out it!!!"
John Mellencamp, Smashing Pumpkins, Joe Cocker, Rod Stewart
"The KickPort adds punch, power and low end to your kick
drum, both live and in the studio."
Jonas Brothers, Richie Kotzen, Gary Cherone, RBD (Rebelde), Eguie Castrillo (Tito Puente)
Pat Benatar, 'NSYNC, Online Instructor - DrummerConnection.com
“The KickPort does a great job of providing more punch and low end to my kick drum. Whether I'm shooting lessons, recording a session or playing out live, I make sure the Kick Port is there. Congratulations on a great product!!"
"KickPort's revolutionary design will kick your face in!"
Master Percussionist, Puerto Rico
“In 37 years as a percussionist and educator I have never seen a Cajon accessory like the CajonPort. My Cajon has come alive with new sounds that I never thought it would have. I recommend it to every percussionist and cajon player around the world - you must use the CajonPort!”
The Yellowjackets (drummer & producer), Cassandra Wilson, Anita Baker
"Kickport helps me capture the meat of the bass drum in a live and studio recording setting."
Ballenger and Break the Grey
"Since getting the KickPort installed in my kick drum, my kick has never sounded better! KickPort has taken my sound to a whole new level... Literally! The kickport has lowered the sound of my kick and it gave it depth and "boom." I don't know why I didn't get one sooner! Such an amazing product!"
"The KickPort makes your bass drum a drum again by allowing it to breathe and resonate just as it was intended. Your kick drum will no longer a linen closet where you keep pillows, blankets & towels. The KickPort kicks."
KickPort reaches the frequencies I always wanted to have! My bass drum sounds PERFECT! Thanks KickPort!
P.S.: Sound engineers are getting crazy with my Kickport over here.
"KickPort isn't only an enhancement. It works as a handy man. Keeping a low profile, & yet STILL being a huge factor in good quality sound."
The Survival Instinct, Dead Fish Handshake, Lyken 21
"I've played the KickPort for years and I'm glad to finally be able to work with such a great product. This is definitely effective for both studio and live use. It has given me that fuller and deeper tone I strive to get. Helps me get nice low end on both my 20" and 22" basses. Just a great quality product."
Maynard Ferguson, David Lee Roth, Toto, Ringo Starr, Solo Artist
"I really love the way that the Kickport adds extra fat low end to my bass drum...Now, out of all the guys in the band, I am the LOWEST"
Cirque du Soleil/Quidam, Golden Gospel Singers
“KickPort is like a dream come true. Every drummer wants their bass drum to have an enormous presence, and KickPort allows that to happen.…thanks for making the dream a reality…”
Chick Corea, Kenny Loggins
"I love the richness and warmth I get with the KickPort, the engineers love it."\
Aaron Pritchett, Co-owner of Music In The House, Educator, Writer
"There is a bass drum BK ( before KickPort ) and AK ( after KickPort ). This thing rocks my world and all of the engineers and sound techs I work with. My kick drums will never be the same, thanks KickPort !!!!. "
Recording Engineer/Producer - Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, Third World, Black Sabbath, Def Leppard, Tina Turner, Ice T & Body Count, P. O. D., Heavy D.,MC Lyte, Aaliyah, Brandy, Michelle N'degliocello, Common, Snoop Dogg, P. Diddy
Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie and many more
"I just used the KickPort on a Bobby Womack gig, and just like one of his songs, drummers will be saying "The drummers' gotta have it!" Amen!!!"
"KickPort delivers a supreme, fatter, more powerful and direct punch that is perfect for my style of drumming. Every drummer should own a KickPort."
Lauren Hill, DMX, Shakira, Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias
“I use a KickPort in my kit. I love the sound that it gives on stage. It gives a great low end sound as well.”
Boston-based independent drummer and educator
"Low end, punch, and tone; the KickPort has shown me how good a bass drum can sound! This revolutionary product is a necessity for every bass drum."
American Idol Tour
"KickPort adds so much punch and bottom, simply AMAZING!"
The Tonight Show
"My KickPort adds so much body and warmth to my drum tones. I LOVE THIS!"
"KickPort gives me the EXTRA bottom that I love night after night regardless of the stage or venue I'm working at… It just makes me play better!!!"
Santana, George Duke, David Sanborn, Scott Henderson, Mike Stern and many more
"I like it.I like it a lot.the KickPort's been in my kick drum for 9 months now and it's staying there!"
Descartes a Kant
"One of the best things in the world, as a musician, is that i can work and represent companies that are worried to do original products that can enhance the world of drumming, and that, to me is Kickport!"
World-Acclaimed Percussion Clinician, Author, Inventor, and In-Demand Session Artist
“Whether I am playing Cajon or Drum set, I always use my KickPort and CajonPort. I never leave home without them!”
"I use the KickPort because I want more bass out of my bass."
Elvis Presley, Bobby Womack, Neil Diamond, Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson, George Strait
“The KickPort is amazing! I love the low end and punch it adds, as well as the feel. It’s great both live and in the studio. I have one in all my kits.”
"It’s amazing how KickPort makes my bass drum sounds MEATY, PUNCHY, and has so much bottom-end tones in it. It’s also great to help smaller bass drums (e.g: 18” or 16”) to achieve bigger and deeper sound. KickPort is truly a superb, innovative, and highly recommended product for every drummer; either for live or studio gigs!"
BNG, Diamond Dogs, Rob Metz
“Every sound engineer mentions to me how great my kick drum sounds, and we end up talking about the Kickport, and what a great product it is.”
Raheem DeVaughn, Fredric Yonnet, Rahsaan Patterson
I love the KickPort, it really is a one of a kind piece of gear. Two thumbs up. "
"The KickPort is one of the coolest ideas I've had the pleasure of coming across.. Great sound and feels great!"
Robert Glasper, Maxwell, Q-Tip
"KickPort definitely boost the low end of the Kick...a for sure upgrade to the Kick. Thanks KickPort."
"After installing the KickPort I was amazed at the low end response I got from my bass drum before and after it was miked through the PA...what a difference!"
Odum, Made in Bahia, Clinician/Educator"
"KickPort is like adding 100lbs to your bass drum. Its phenomenal how a simple device can do so much for your sound!!"
Dancing With the Stars, Phil Collins, Jewell, James Taylor
"The CajonPort adds more definition and deeper tones to my cajons, I love it! It is a "must have."
Papa John DeFrancesco, and Independent
"Using KickPort products, simply allows me to get the best defined sound out of my drums. Think of the KickPort products as assisting your drums to produce the best possible sound."
Andy Vargas & the El Camino All-Stars, and One Tribe Nation
"I love the extra weight the KickPort adds to my bass drum! Amazing!"
Amber Leigh, Educator, Recording Artist
"The KickPort gives amazing low-end response and adds punch to the kick drum. Even smaller drums sound big just by adding one to the resonant head. I will always have the KickPort on the front of my kick!"
"I just installed my first KickPort on my kickdrum and it changed everything in an amazing way... Sound, feel and punch! Fully recommended!"
Steely Dan, John Mayer, Sting, Wayne Krantz, Rudder, Oz Noy
“I don't ALWAYS have a hole in the front head but, when I do, the KickPort is great.”
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