Calendar

Mar

01

Clinic

Chad Wackerman Drum Set Clinic

Chad Wackerman has performed with Frank Zappa, Allan Holdsworth, Steve Vai, Andy Summers, Men At Work, Albert Lee, Dweezil Zappa, Robby Krieger, James Taylor, and The World Drummer’s Ensemble, among many others.

Nashville, TN

Mar

02

Clinic

Stanton Moore Drum Set Clinic

Stanton Moore is the founding drummer for New Orleans-based funk band Galactic, and has played with Garage A Trois, Corrosion Of Conformity, John Scofield, Charlie Hunter, Skerik, Irma Thomas, and Robert Walter, among many others. Moore has also enjoyed a prolific solo career, performs clinics, and published drumming books and DVDs.

San Rafael, CA

Mar

02

Clinic

Wes Little Drum Set Clinic

Wes Little has played with Stevie Wonder, Sting, Mary J. Blige, Faith Hill, Beyonce, and many more.

Greenville, NC

Mar

02

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.

Bellevue, WA

Mar

02

Clinic

Rick Latham Drum Set Clinic

Rick Latham holds a BA in Percussion Performance from East Carolina University. He earned his Masters in Percussion from North Texas State, while simultaneously teaching there. He is the author of Advanced Funk Studies and Contemporary Drumset Techniques.

Greenville, NC

Mar

03

Event

Maryland/Delaware Day Of Percussion

Guest Artists include Scott Tiemann, Ian Sikora, Patrick Roulet, Dunloggin Middle School, University of MD Percussion Ensemble, Matt Lusky and the TU Drumline, Harvey Price and the Univ. of DE Marimba Ensemble, The Towson University Percussion and World Music Ensembles, Frank Russo, Rogerio Boccato, Eric Shin, Jauvon Gilliam, and Daniel Glass.

Towson, MD

Mar

03

Clinic

Mike Johnston Drum Set Clinic

At the age of 21 Mike received his first major label record deal with his band Simon Says (Hollywood Records) and spent the next five years touring the world. He received a gold record for his contributions to the Varsity Blues soundtrack and has appeared on The Late Show With Dave Letterman as well as on MTV’s Fashionably Loud. He has also toured with Filter and currently runs the educational website www.mikeslessons.com where he offers pre-recorded video drum lessons as well as live online drum lessons nationally and internationally.

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Mar

04

Clinic

Mike Johnston Drum Set Clinic

At the age of 21 Mike received his first major label record deal with his band Simon Says (Hollywood Records) and spent the next five years touring the world. He received a gold record for his contributions to the Varsity Blues soundtrack and has appeared on The Late Show With Dave Letterman as well as on MTV’s Fashionably Loud. He has also toured with Filter and currently runs the educational website www.mikeslessons.com where he offers pre-recorded video drum lessons as well as live online drum lessons nationally and internationally.

Montreal, PQ, Canada

Mar

05

Clinic

Mike Johnston Drum Set Clinic

At the age of 21 Mike received his first major label record deal with his band Simon Says (Hollywood Records) and spent the next five years touring the world. He received a gold record for his contributions to the Varsity Blues soundtrack and has appeared on The Late Show With Dave Letterman as well as on MTV’s Fashionably Loud. He has also toured with Filter and currently runs the educational website www.mikeslessons.com where he offers pre-recorded video drum lessons as well as live online drum lessons nationally and internationally.

Quebec, PQ, Canada

Mar

06

Clinic

Mike Johnston Drum Set Clinic

At the age of 21 Mike received his first major label record deal with his band Simon Says (Hollywood Records) and spent the next five years touring the world. He received a gold record for his contributions to the Varsity Blues soundtrack and has appeared on The Late Show With Dave Letterman as well as on MTV’s Fashionably Loud. He has also toured with Filter and currently runs the educational website www.mikeslessons.com where he offers pre-recorded video drum lessons as well as live online drum lessons nationally and internationally.

Toronto, ON, Canada

Mar

07

Event

Mike Mangini, Marc Quinones, Bobby Allende, & Papo Pepin Meet & Greet

Top Pearl endorsers press the flesh with their fans and followers.

New York, NY

Mar

09

Clinic

Mark Schulman Drum Set Clinic

Mark Schulman has played with Pink, Cher, Sheryl Crow, Foreigner, Stevie Nicks, Destiny's Child, and Billy Idol.

Chicago, IL

Mar

09

Clinic

David Northrup Drum Set Clinic

David Northrup has worked with Guitarist Les Dudek, Rock Legend John Waite, The James Brown Horns, and fusion guitarist Shane Theriot. Country Artists include Travis Tritt (for 9 years), Joe Diffie, Doug Stone, Tanya Tucker, Rebecca Lynn Howard, Lila McCann, Jo De Messina, Jo-El Sonnier, Pam Tillis, Anthony Smith, Jam Band Sensation, The Disco Biscuits, and many more.

  • Contact: 615-893-5815

Murfreesboro, TN

Mar

11

Clinic

Rich Redmond Drum Set Clinic

Rich Redmond has toured/recorded/performed with Lit, Bryan Adams, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Jewel, The Pointer Sisters, Rushlow, Earl Thomas Conley, Hank Williams III, Mindy McCready, Robbie Nevil, Emily West, Jo El Sonnier, Jim Brickman, Catherine Britt, Lalaine (Lizzie McGuire Show), Stan Lynch, Lila McCann, Malibu Storm, Robbie Nevil, Vaughn Penn, Michael Peterson, Ronna Reeves, Regina Regina, Marty Stuart, Lucy Woodward, Lane Turner, Crossin' Dixon, Lee Brice, Robin Welty, Steel Magnolia, The Stellas, The Wilsons, Mark McKinney, Kevin Fowler and many others. He is currently the drumming powerhouse behind country superstar Jason Aldean.

Houston, TX

Mar

11

Event

George Kollias Meet And Greet

George Kollias founded Athens Modern Music School’s Extreme Drumming department. He plays with Nile, instructional drum DVD Intense Metal Drumming, and launched his official Drum Forum on GeorgeKollias.com.

Schenectady, NY

Mar

13

Clinic

Mark Schulman Drum Set Clinic

Mark Schulman has played with Pink, Cher, Sheryl Crow, Foreigner, Stevie Nicks, Destiny's Child, and Billy Idol.

Catonsville, MD

Mar

14

Multi-Day Event

Benny Greb Master Session

Benny Greb was born in Augsburg, Germany. The self-taught drummer has played with Stoppok, The Ron Spielman Trio, Benny Greb Brass Band, Strom & Wasser, Christian von Richthofen, and Sabri Tulug Tirpan. He teaches at the Hamburg School Of Music and Mannheim’s Popakademie, and has performed workshops at Montreal Drum Festival, the Ultimate Drummer Weekend in Melbourne, Australia, the World Drum Festival in Germany, Drummer Live in London, and PASIC in the US. He has released the instructional DVD The Language of Drumming – A System For Musical Expression.

Big Indian, NY

Mar

15

Clinic

Sherrie Maricle Drum Set Clinic

Maricle currently leads the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, the DIVA Jazz Trio, and the quintet Five Play. She teaches on the jazz faculty of the New York State Summer Music Festival, as well as running her own private drum and percussion studio. In 2009, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival.

Milford, PA

Mar

15

Multi-Day Event

Gregg Bissonette’s Groove Camp

World-renowned drumming superstar Gregg Bissonette (Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band/David Lee Roth/James Taylor) will host the Gregg Bissonette Groove Camp on March 15th -17th in scenic Thousand Oaks, California at the Hampton Inn & Suites. Presented by MUSO Entertainment, the Gregg Bissonette Groove Camp (GBGC) will offer a limited number of students a total of 24 hours of hands-on, intensive playing alongside one of the world’s most prolific and respected drummers. The GBGC offers three, eight-hour days of hands-on drumming in a small-scale classroom setting featuring instruction in a variety of techniques and musical drumming styles including: Pop, Rock, Jazz, Metal, Latin, Country, Punk, Reggae, Big Band, Blues, Hip Hop, Linear Funk and Old School Funk among others.

Thousand Oaks, CA

Mar

16

Clinic

Tom Brechtlein Drum Set Clinic

Tom Brechtlein has performed with many artists including Chick Corea, Leonard Cohen, Al di Meola, Robben Ford, Jai Uttal, Wayne Shorter, and many more.

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Draper, UT

Mar

20

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: 718-796-8695

Bronx, NY

Mar

20

Clinic

Mike Clark Drum Set Clinic

Mike Clark gained worldwide recognition as one of America’s foremost jazz and funk drummers while playing with Herbie Hancock’s group in the early 1970s. He has also performed with Brand X, Chet Baker, Vince Guaraldi, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, Eddie Henderson, Rob Dixon, Bobby Hutcherson, Woody Shaw, Donald Harrison, Larry Coryell, Jack Wilkins, Mike Wolff, Wallace Roney, Geri Allen, Billy Childs, James Genus, Bob Hurst, Chris Potter, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Dave Liebman, Nat Adderly, Oscar Brown Jr., Bill Doggett, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, Mose Allison, Maxine Brown, Gil Evans and his orchestra, and many others. In addition to his work as a sideman, Clark has been a prolific bandleader, releasing such solo albums as Carnival Of Soul, Blueprints of Jazz: Volume 1, Summertime, Give The Drummer Some, Actual Proof, The Funk Stops Here, and Conjunction. He is a former faculty member of Drummers Collective and published the acclaimed method book, Funk Drumming: Innovative Grooves & Advanced Concepts.

Willowick, OH

Mar

20

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: 718-951-5286

Brooklyn, NY

Mar

22

Multi-Day Event

Tucson, Arizona Day Of Percussion

This event features elementary, junior high, high school and college soloists as well as ensembles from around the state. Each performance receives comments and festival ratings from national and regional judges, including the guest clinicians, university instructors, and other professional Arizona percussionists.

Tucson, AZ

Mar

23

Event

Western North Carolina Day Of Percussion

Clinicians include Dr. Brian Tinkel and Andy Smith, with performances by several surrounding area high schools and colleges.

  • Contact: btinkel@mhc.edu

Mars Hill, NC

Mar

23

Event

West Tennessee Day Of Percussion

Guest clinicians include B. Michael Williams, Joshua Smith, Frank Shaffer, Dr. Julie Hill, and Michael Mann. The day's events include clinics and concerts by University, High School, and Middle School percussion ensembles from the West Tennessee area. Also, there will be an hour long drum circle for all the attendees.

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McKenzie, TN

Mar

25

Clinic

Todd Sucherman Drum Set Clinic

Todd Sucherman is the current drummer for the rock group Styx. He has also played with such artists as Brian Wilson, Tommy Shaw, Peter Cetera, Brian Culbertson, The Falling Wallendas, Steve Cole, and Spinal Tap.

O'Fallon, MO

Mar

25

Clinic

Carl Allen Drum Set Clinic

Allen has worked with a wide variety of musicians, including Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean, George Coleman, Phil Woods, the Benny Green Trio, and Rickie Lee Jones.

New Brunswick, NJ

Mar

26

Clinic

Mark Schulman Drum Set Clinic

Mark Schulman has played with Pink, Cher, Sheryl Crow, Foreigner, Stevie Nicks, Destiny's Child, and Billy Idol.

Manchester, CT

Mar

26

Clinic

Todd Sucherman Drum Set Clinic

Todd Sucherman is the current drummer for the rock group Styx. He has also played with such artists as Brian Wilson, Tommy Shaw, Peter Cetera, Brian Culbertson, The Falling Wallendas, Steve Cole, and Spinal Tap.

Normal, IL

Mar

27

Clinic

Bobby T. Torello Drum Set Clinic

Bobby T. Torello has played with Michael Bolton, Grace Slick, and Johnny Winter.

Cerritos, CA

Mar

27

Clinic

Todd Sucherman Drum Set Clinic

Todd Sucherman is the current drummer for the rock group Styx. He has also played with such artists as Brian Wilson, Tommy Shaw, Peter Cetera, Brian Culbertson, The Falling Wallendas, Steve Cole, and Spinal Tap.

Moline, IA

Mar

28

Clinic

Jonathan Cross Drum Set Clinic

Jonathon Cross worked as a nightclub drummer in various bands throughout the 70’s and early 80’s. In 1985 he left night club life to focus on writing. His novel, “Cry Of The Drummer”, originally published under the pen name, John Michael Austin, was given rave reviews. During the clinic, Jonathan will share some of his ability on the drum set, approach to practicing, and his vast experience for a long and rewarding career as a drummer."

King Of Prussia, PA

Mar

28

Clinic

Todd Sucherman Drum Set Clinic

Todd Sucherman is the current drummer for the rock group Styx. He has also played with such artists as Brian Wilson, Tommy Shaw, Peter Cetera, Brian Culbertson, The Falling Wallendas, Steve Cole, and Spinal Tap.

Chicago, IL

Mar

30

Clinic

David Northrup Drum Set Clinic

David Northrup has worked with Guitarist Les Dudek, Rock Legend John Waite, The James Brown Horns, and fusion guitarist Shane Theriot. Country Artists include Travis Tritt (for 9 years), Joe Diffie, Doug Stone, Tanya Tucker, Rebecca Lynn Howard, Lila McCann, Jo De Messina, Jo-El Sonnier, Pam Tillis, Anthony Smith, Jam Band Sensation, The Disco Biscuits, and many more.

New Hartford, NY

Mar

30

Clinic

Mike Clark Drum Set Clinic

Mike Clark gained worldwide recognition as one of America’s foremost jazz and funk drummers while playing with Herbie Hancock’s group in the early 1970s. He has also performed with Brand X, Chet Baker, Vince Guaraldi, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, Eddie Henderson, Rob Dixon, Bobby Hutcherson, Woody Shaw, Donald Harrison, Larry Coryell, Jack Wilkins, Mike Wolff, Wallace Roney, Geri Allen, Billy Childs, James Genus, Bob Hurst, Chris Potter, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Dave Liebman, Nat Adderly, Oscar Brown Jr., Bill Doggett, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, Mose Allison, Maxine Brown, Gil Evans and his orchestra, and many others. In addition to his work as a sideman, Clark has been a prolific bandleader, releasing such solo albums as Carnival Of Soul, Blueprints of Jazz: Volume 1, Summertime, Give The Drummer Some, Actual Proof, The Funk Stops Here, and Conjunction. He is a former faculty member of Drummers Collective and published the acclaimed method book, Funk Drumming: Innovative Grooves & Advanced Concepts.

Bridgeport, CT

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