Peter Magadini: Professional drummer/percussionist and author. Former instructor with: The Brubeck Institute – McGill University, Concordia University & San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
As a professional drummer Peter has played with many name artists including: George Duke, Diana Ross, John Handy and Mose Allison. Peter’s books include: “Polyrhythms The Musicians Guide” for all musicians (Hal Leonard Publishing) “Polyrhythms For The Drumset” (Alfred Publishing) “Learn To Play The Drumset”: (HLP) “The Complete Drumset Rudiments” (HLP)”Drummers Guide To Music Theory” + a dvd “Jazz Drums” Cd’s and Albums include: ”Polyrhythm” w. George Duke, Don Menza, Dave Young – “Bones Blues” w. Don Menza, Wray Downs “Live at Claudio’s” w. Don Menza & Dave Young – Pete Magadini Quintet “Night Dreamers” and (soon to be released) “Best of Pete Magadini” San Francisco Conservatory of Music – (bm percussion) University of Toronto – (mm percussion / performance) Teachers include: Roland Kohloff (solo timpanist, San Francisco Symphony and The New York Philharmonic) NYC drummer, Roy Burns and drummer/percussionist Donald Bothwell + “Nexus” members John Wyre & Russell Hartenberger and Master tabla drummer Mahapurush Misra. (Ali Akbar Kahn)