Fusion Drum Styles


An indepth study of the personal drumming styles of influential drummers in fusion music through the use of audio and video examples, printed articles, transcriptions, and performance demonstrations.

Some of the artists studied in this course are listed below, but the course studies are not limited to these artists alone.

Tom Brechtlein
Vinnie Colaiuta
Billy Cobham
Mike Clark
Peter Erskine
Eric Gravatt
Omar Hakim
William Kennedy
Ricky Lawson
Alphonse Mouzon
Gary Novak
Marvin “Smitty“ Smith
Paco Sery
Chad Wackerman
Michael Narada Walden
Dave Weckl
Lenny White
Tony Williams