Christopher H. French

Christopher H. French

Thank you Chris French for being a life member of the United States Association of Rudimental Drummers! From Chris’s website: Chris French grew up in the Dallas, TX area playing drums for the award winning Lake Highlands High School Marching Band and played drum...
Scott Mitchell Biography

Scott Mitchell Biography

Biography  Scott Mitchell has been drumming for over 30 years, starting with the Sudbury Ancient Fife & Drum Company and playing with a variety of historical reenactment groups throughout the bicentennial. In 1981 Scott began playing with a loose organization...
Pavel Stepanov Biography

Pavel Stepanov Biography

Pavel Stepanovwas born in 1988 April 2 in the city of Kandalaksha in the North of Russia. He graduated from music school in piano, and studied at the tuba and guitar. 2005: At the age of 17 he enrolled in the College of music in classical percussion instruments. 2008:...

Frank Zappone

Biography of Frank Zappone Frank Zappone started his interest in drumming back in 1964. Born and raised in Torrington, Connecticut, he came from a family that had many musical interests stemming from piano, organ, accordion, concertina and alto saxophone. It was his...

Leo Carlin

I started drumming in 1952 with St Anthony's of Allston, MA. Drum instructor was Walt Whitney, who came from CT, so I learned how to tuck skin heads and a lot of drum solos like CT half time and Downfall of Paris. From there I went to the Holy Trinity Cadets in...

John Lester

John Lester 360 W Ewing Street Seattle WA, 98119 206-399-4180   Education: Private Lessons. 1950 J.Burns Moore(Snare Drum) 1953 Sam Ulano, New York, NY, (Drum Set) 1954 Cozy Cole, New York, NY, (Drum Set) 1960 Al Gardella, Ansonia, CT, (Drum Set) 1969 Ed Soph,...