Lessons

Lesson of the Week

Maria Martinez: Afro-Cuban Innovations

Maria Martinez has performed with Barry White, El Chicano, Emmanuel, Angela Bofill, Rita Coolidge, Nell Carter, Johnny Paycheck and Klymaxx. She wrote the Latin drumming curriculum at PIT and has published two books: Brazilian Coordination for Drumset and Afro-Cuban Coordination for Drumset.

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Ginger Zyskowski: Sure Sight-Reading

Ginger Zyskowski has performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Rich Little, Jack Benny, the Mills Brothers, Milt Jackson, and played percussion for the National Touring Company of Jesus Christ Superstar - 25th anniversary tour. She also owns the Professional Drum School in Hutchinson, Kansas.

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Dawn Richardson: Drum Fun-damentals

Dawn Richardson formerly played with 4 Non Blondes and the Loud Family. She teaches drums at D’Amico Drums and is the author of the book/CD package Building Blocks of Rock. She currently plays with Kindness.

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Kalani: African Accents

Kalani has performed and/or recorded with Kenny Loggins, David Sanborn, Max Roach, Barry Manilow, John Mayall, Dr. John, Jeff Porcaro, Michael Kamen and Melissa Manchester, and is the featured percussionist on the Yanni Live at the Acropolis video and CD