Canton, OH, 44714
Subjects Taught Drum, Music Performance, Music Theory, Percussion
I was born and raised in Southern California and began studying percussion at age 9 and continued all through my school years in traditional ensembles, including marching band, concert band/orchestra, jazz band, etc. After high school I attended the US Armed Forces School of Music in Norfolk, VA and then served 4 years as a member of the US Army Band.
I relocated to northeast Ohio in 1995 and began working with local and regional rock, R&B, and jazz bands in the Akron/Canton/Cleveland area. I love music in all forms and live and love to play the drums everywhere from intimate jazz clubs to massive outdoor festivals and everything in between.
In 1996 I began my "second career" as a drum educator, working as percussion instructor with local school systems and a busy private lesson schedule. In March of 2011 I opened my own teaching studio and drum shop, Ohio Drumworks in Canton, Ohio. I am currently the drummer for Rock Ridge Music Recording Artist Ryan Humbert, and in...