Calendar

Nov

01

Clinic

Rodrigo Villanueva Drum Set Clinic

Rodrigo Villanueva has played with Atril 5, Carlos Prieto, Edison Quintana, Roberto Limón, Marisa Canales, Alan Durbeq, Bozena Slavinska, Ana Maria Tradatti, Juan Carlos Laguna, Takagoshi Yoshioka, Roberto Aymes, John Hager, Rodolfo Sanchez, Carlos Gallegos, Lucero, Zsbigsev Paleta, Terry Hankins, Lee Tomboulian, Charles McPherson, Eddie Gomez, Stefan Karlsson, Eddie Henderson, Clark Terry, Wycliffe Gordon, Jimmy Owens, Derrick Logozzo, Larry Randall, Carlos Guedes, Fareed Haque, Liam Teague, Hiro Morozumi, Alejandro Fernández, Sandra Kaye, and Margo Reymundo.

New York, NY

Oct

29

Multi-Day Event

Carl Allen Drum Set Clinic

Carl Allen holds a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Studies and Performance from William Patterson College in New Jersey. Between recording, touring and producing, Carl also serves on the jazz faculty at Julliard and conducts clinics worldwide.

Coral Gables, FL

Nov

02

Event

Peter Criss Book Signing

Original KISS drummer Peter Criss will has scheduled the following signing events for his memoir, "Makeup To Breakup: My Life In And Out Of Kiss".

Tempe, AZ

Nov

02

Clinic

Terry Bozzio Drum Set Clinic

Terry Bozzio has performed with Frank Zappa, Missing Persons, Jeff Beck, Mark Isham, The Brecker Brothers, UK, Robbie Robertson, Gary Wright, Don Dokken, XYZ, Paul Hyde, Herbie Hancock, and Dweezil Zappa, among others. He is also a prolific solo artist and a regular host on the Drum Channel.

Ibbenburen, DE

Nov

03

Event

16th Annual Drum Expo

Every year The House of Guitars holds an annual Drum Expo during which representatives from many different drum companies come into the store and speak directly with customers who come from all over the east coast and up into Canada. Throughout the event there are performances by national drummers and contests where customers get to hear about new products from a working artist. In addition, there will be giveaways and door prizes.

Rochester, NY

Nov

04

Clinic

Daniel Glass Drum Set Clinic

Daniel Glass is an award-winning drummer, author, historian and educator, widely recognized as one of today's foremost authorities on classic American drumming. He is the co-author of the highly-praised Commandments of Early Rhythm and Blues Drumming.

  • Contact: 512.779.0384

Austin, TX

Nov

05

Clinic

Zoro Drum Set Clinic

Zoro is one of the world's most renowned drummers. He is a passionate clinician, consistently voted #1 R&B Drummer & Educator in magazine Readers Polls. His best-selling book/DVD, The Commandments of R&B Drumming, was awarded #1 Best Educational Product.

San Marcos, TX

Nov

06

Clinic

Thomas Giampietro Drum Set Clinic

Giampietro has recorded or performed with such artists as Tim O'Brien, Casey Driessen, Rod McGaha, Scott Robinson, Lee Konitz, Tom Harrell, The Middle Tennessee Jazz Orchestra, Victor Wooten, Beegie Adair, Ben Monder, Chris Walters, Liz Johnson, Pat Bergeson, The Chris Merz X-tet, Ricky Woodard and Peter Erskine.

Greeley, CO

Nov

07

Clinic

Terry Bozzio Drum Set Clinic

Terry Bozzio has performed with Frank Zappa, Missing Persons, Jeff Beck, Mark Isham, The Brecker Brothers, UK, Robbie Robertson, Gary Wright, Don Dokken, XYZ, Paul Hyde, Herbie Hancock, and Dweezil Zappa, among others. He is also a prolific solo artist and a regular host on the Drum Channel.

Karlsruhe, DE

Nov

08

Clinic

Terry Bozzio Drum Set Clinic

Terry Bozzio has performed with Frank Zappa, Missing Persons, Jeff Beck, Mark Isham, The Brecker Brothers, UK, Robbie Robertson, Gary Wright, Don Dokken, XYZ, Paul Hyde, Herbie Hancock, and Dweezil Zappa, among others. He is also a prolific solo artist and a regular host on the Drum Channel.

Lokeren, BE

Nov

09

Event

Drum Talk Festival

This year's festival features Daniel Glass, Randy Black, Owen Clark, Aaron Edgar, and Emmanuel Capulet.

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Nov

10

Event

Memphis Drum Shop’s 25th Annual Vendor Day Expo

This will be Memphis Drum Shop's biggest sale of the year, both in store and online. Artists meet & greet sessions by: Eddie Bayers (Nashville Studio)
Dean Butterworth (Good Charlotte/Ben Harper)
Matt Chamberlain (Tori Amos/Studio)
Chris Coleman (Chaka Khan)
Steve Gorman (The Black Crowes)
Rex Hardy Jr. (American Idol)
Mike Mangini (Dream Theater)
Ron Powell (Madonna/Stevie Wonder)
Chester Thompson (Phil Collins)

Memphis, TN

Nov

10

Clinic

Hybrid Setups & Techniques With Mike Meadows

Join Mike Meadows from Swan percussion as he demonstrates hybrid set-ups and techniques combining drums, hand percussion, cymbals, cajons and more. You'll walk away with great ideas about how to combine different instruments, mallets, textures, hardware, and grooves to fit any playing situation.

Mike Meadows is a freelance percussionist, drummer, and background vocalist based in Austin,TX. Mike has been playing music since age three. From Classical & Jazz to Pop & World Music he's seen it all (and played some of it too). His greatest passion is performing and recording a variety of musical styles all around the world. He is also co-inventor of The Black Swan Drum and co-founder of Swan Percussion.

Portland, OR

Nov

10

Clinic

Aldo Mazza Drum Set Clinic

Aldo Mazza is an is an internationally recognized drummer, percussionist, recording artist, clinician, and educator. He has performed on over 100 CDs and soundtracks, and recorded with such well-known artists as Celine Dion, Jon Bon Jovi, and Aldo Nova. He has performed live with artists such as James Brown, Chris De Burgh, Frank Sinatra, Nikki Yanofsky, and Oliver Jones. For over 25 years Aldo Mazza has been a member of the internationally acclaimed percussion quartet, Repercussion.

Québec, Canada

Nov

10

Clinic

Marco Minneman Drum Set Clinic

Marco Minnemann is a world-class drumming innovator. His book Maximum Minnemann was voted in the Top 5 Educational Books (2007 Modern Drummer Readers Poll). His book Extreme Interdependence and DVD Extreme Drumming also continue to win numerous awards.

Athens, Greece

Nov

10

Clinic

Mike Johnston Drum Set Clinic

Mike Johnston has studied privately with some of the greatest educator/drummers of our time including Pete Magadini, Steve Ferrone, and Steve Smith.

Midlothian, VA

Nov

10

Clinic

Ed Roscetti Drum Set Clinic

Ed Roscetti is a drummer, composer, author, and clinician. He is co-author of the World Beat Rhythms Series: Brazil, Africa, Cuba & USA. He is a core curriculum author at The Musician's Institute, and conducts clinics and music camps across the US.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Nov

13

Clinic

Ed Roscetti Drum Set Clinic

Ed Roscetti is a drummer, composer, author, and clinician. He is co-author of the World Beat Rhythms Series: Brazil, Africa, Cuba & USA. He is a core curriculum author at The Musician's Institute, and conducts clinics and music camps across the US.

Studio City, CA

Nov

16

Event

Peter Criss Book Signing

Original KISS drummer Peter Criss will has scheduled the following signing events for his memoir, "Makeup To Breakup: My Life In And Out Of Kiss".

Schaumburg, IL

Nov

16

Clinic

Ed Roscetti & Maria Martinez Drum Set Clinic

Ed Roscetti, originally from Niagara Falls, New York, is a drummer, composer, educator, author and clinician, now living and working in Los Angeles since 1979. His critically praised Hal Leonard book/CD, Drummers Guide to Odd Meters, was chosen as the number two method book in DRUM Magazine’s 2001 readers poll. His 2002 Blues Drumming book/CD package earned the review, “If you can’t play the blues after using this book, you should be blue.” – Terri O’Mahoney, Percussive Notes. Roscetti’s soon-to-be released publication is Funk & Hip Hop Grooves for Drums book/CD package. He is also co-author of the World Beat Rhythms Series: Brazil, Africa, Cuba & USA, and a core curriculum author at The Musician's Institute and conducts clinics and music camps across the U.S.

Maria Martinez is a respected drummer, percussionist, clinician, and educator, specializing in Latin and Afro-Cuban rhythms. She is co-founder and author of the World Beat Rhythms Beyond the Drum Circle Workshop Series and Instant Guide To Drum Grooves.

Atascadero, CA

Nov

16

Clinic

James Dreier Drum Set Clinic

A Lecturer in Jazz Studies at the University of Iowa, Mr. Dreier teaches Jazz Improvisation for Drum Set, Jazz Ensembles and Jazz Cultures in America and Abroad. He also co-leads the UI Afro-Cuban Drum Ensemble and directs the Latin Jazz Ensemble. James is also an adjunct instructor at Augustana College (Rock Island, IL) where he teaches applied lessons, jazz combos and runs a World Hand Drumming class. Dreier is an educational artist for Sabian Cymbals and Latin Percussion Brand Musical Instruments.

Ames, IA

Nov

16

Clinic

John Santos Drum Set Clinic

Five-time Grammy-nominated recording artist and US Artist Fontanals Fellow, John Santos has been called "the Latin Music Renaissance Man" and "a spark plug of musical invention." His extensive exploration of Afro-Latin music has earned him performance and recording credits with Tito Puente, Cachao, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Henderson, Eddie Palmieri, McCoy Tyner, Cal Tjader, Lalo Schifrin, Irakere West, Danilo Perez, Max Roach, Francisco Aguabella, Armando Peraza, Patato Valdés, Giovanni Hidalgo, Pancho Quinto, Los Papines, Bobby Hutcherson, Charlie Hunter, and Omar Sosa.

San Mateo, CA

Nov

17

Event

Mitch Is Real!

Considered one of the greatest drummers in rock and roll history, Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell inspired a rabid fan base of his own. A roundtable featuring Michael Shrieve (Santana), Barrett Martin (Walking Papers, Screaming Trees, Mad Season) Jason Finn (Love Battery, Presidents Of The USA, Skin Yard), and Mike Musburger (Fastbacks, Posies, Mitch's drum tech) will discuss Mitchell’s life, music, and influence.

Seattle, WA

Nov

17

Clinic

Chad Smith Drum Set Clinic

Chad Smith plays drums with The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chickenfoot, and Chad Smith’s Bombastic Meatbats.

  • Contact: 604.734.4886

Vancouver, BC

Nov

17

Clinic

Keith Carlock Drum Set Clinic

Keith Carlock attended the University of North Texas. He was voted #1 in 3 categories of the 2009 Modern Drummer Readers Poll, including Best All-Around Drummer. He has recently released a DVD, The Big Picture: Phrasing, Improvisation, Style, & Technique.

Hamilton, NJ

Nov

17

Clinic

Larry Franquez Drum Set Clinic

Larry Franquez holds a degree in Music Education from Berklee College of Music. He is an active music educator in the Guam school system where his bands consistently win awards. He is currently Band Director at Jose LG Rios Middle School in Piti, Guam.

  • Contact: 671.632.0980

Tumon, Guam

Nov

17

Clinic

Ed Roscetti Drum Set Clinic

Ed Roscetti is a drummer, composer, author, and clinician. He is co-author of the World Beat Rhythms Series: Brazil, Africa, Cuba & USA. He is a core curriculum author at The Musician's Institute, and conducts clinics and music camps across the US.

  • Contact: 805.543.0377

San Luis Obispo, CA

Nov

18

Event

Woodstick Big Beat 2012

The Woodstick Big Beat is a drumming event in which we will attempt to set a World Record for the most drummers playing drumsets simultaneously. Stay tuned for updates on Artist Lineup, Fundraising Information, and Prize Information!

Bellevue, WA

Nov

18

Clinic

Thomas Lang Drum Set Clinic

Thomas Lang is a graduate of Vienna Conservatory of Music and is one of the world's most premier drum instructors. He taught at London Music School and is the author of Ultamatives Schlagzeug I & II, and Creative Coordination & Advanced Foot Technique.

Kirkland, WA

Nov

28

Clinic

Garey Williams Drum Set Clinic

Garey Williams performed with such musicians as Diana Krall, Kristin Korb, Bud Shank, Barney McClure, Howard Roberts, Joe Williams, Bobby Shew, Jay Thomas, Clay Jenkins, Milt Jackson, Cedar Walton, Ray Brown, Eddie Daniels and Dizzy Gillespie.

Puyallup, WA

Nov

30

Clinic

Thomas Pridgen Drum Set Clinic

At age 15, Thomas Pridgen was the youngest musician to ever receive a scholarship to Berklee College of Music. Since then, he rocketed to fame with The Mars Volta and now has his own group, The Memorials.

  • Contact: 3.86E+11

Zagreb, Croatia

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