Jesse Wickman is a working musician and drum instructor who has been playing for 36+ years. He is a passionate and dedicated player who began playing drums full time at the age of thirteen. Since moving to the Bay Area in 1989, he has proven himself to be a very...
Kent is a D.C. native born into a family of musicians and he discovered his natural ability to play the drums at an early age thanks to his Grandmother, Uncle and Cousin. However, Piano was the first instrument in which he received lessons. As a child, he quickly realized he...
Brad Robertson grew up in Oklahoma and it is where his musical journey began. At 12 years old, his parents gave him his first snare drum as a Christmas present. Brad played nonstop for weeks and soon began to take lessons. He joined band during his next semester and won...
"Music is the mediator between the life of the senses and the life of the spirit." --Beethoven
This quotation from Beethoven speaks to Paul's heart and has been at the core of his study...
Eric Brattin started playing marching drums in Junior high school and learned the basics of reading sheet music as well as playing bass drum for marching cadences. After learning about rudiments and various notes Eric started playing drums in punk rock bands in his teen years in...
Zico Hernandez has always had a passion for music. He grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and began playing drums at 6 years old and piano/guitar at 13. Throughout primary school he'd spend much of his time playing piano and drums at church and with blues artists at his father's...
Evan is a dedicated musician whose thirst for a deeper understanding of music is never satisfied. Surrounded by music and musical instruments from a young age, he quickly took to drums and percussion and later, guitar and music theory. By his teenage years he was taking music very...
"Joe Oakes started playing drums and studying music theory and piano at the age of 4 with his grandfather, an accomplished Army and High School band director and trumpeter. He began learning to play guitar at age 8 after receiving his great-uncle's old classical guitar for his birthday and was...
Justin Ralls, composer, conductor, educator and writer, was born in Seattle, WA and is inspired by the beauty of the natural world and elemental forms of creativity. Ralls' education includes a Bachelors of Music from The Boston Conservatory and a Masters in Music Composition from San Francisco Conservatory where...
In an ever-growing love for music, Dylan Freeman has spent most of his life learning and playing a variety of styles and instruments. Starting with guitar, he learned to play a variety of genres from rock, to jazz, to classical, eventually winning the WMEA State Solo/Ensemble Competition in classical guitar....
Aaron "The Shredder" Rossi is a Self-Taught, Grammy Nominated Drummer who in his 20 year professional career, has recorded, performed or toured with the best Rock, Heavy Metal, and Punk bands in the World. Additionally, he has taught a Master Class at Musician's Institute Hollywood, and trained young Drummers to...
About Charlotte Gilbert
, Bass Guitar
From bluegrass Hopper family to Honor Band, Choir, and Orchestra, Charlotte has a broad-range of musical heritage and experience. Charlotte played bass guitar and sang with her famous fiddling sister Jana Jae and backed up Jana and Buck Owens with her band. Combining country, rock, and pop, she had several...