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DR. brian claxton


"Jazz Drumset Fundamentals"

Award-winning drummer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Brian Claxton is known for his electrifying groove and rhythmic mastery.  ​An old soul and passionate student of the history of American music, Claxton has navigated a career with one foot in the past and one foot in the future, and has a musical voice that is as diverse as his performance experience. Claxton teaches at the University of Northern Colorado, and the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.  He recently released his first record as a leader When I Get Home featuring Tamir Hendelman, Graham Dechter, Jon Hamar, and was produced by Jeff Hamilton.

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