Andrew is an exceptional drummer, who excels in the worlds of jazz, r&b, hip-hop, and rock. Andrew taught drumming proficiency classes at University of Southern California, where he earned a Master of Music degree. Since his time as USC, Andrew has maintained a busy schedule performing, recording, and teaching. Andrew’s teaching philosophy focuses on exploring and developing each student’s individual talents and interests. He enjoys breaking down concepts and relating them to real musical examples, so students can appreciate the value of expanding their technical mastery of the instrument. Andrew’s favorite drummers include: James Gadson, Brian Blade, Peter Erskine, and Dave Turncrantz
A fun fact: Andrew is a certified Wilderness EMT.