Pete Magadini

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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)

Drumheads Preferences

Snare Batter:

Coated Studio-X

Snare Resonant:

Classic Clear Snare Bottom

Tom Batter

Clear Studio-X

Tom Resonant

Classic Clears

Kick Drum Batter

Clear Studio-X

Kick Drum Resonant

Regulator Small Hole

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